Happy 4th of July!

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Happy 4th of July!

Postby sloopjohnc » 04 Jul 2017, 17:27

Going to the local parade, cooking out, it's my ex's birthday so we'll celebrate a little and then blowing up some fireworks.
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Postby The Great Defector » 04 Jul 2017, 17:29

Thanks off the unofficial day off yanks! The yanks, a great bunch of lads.
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Re: Happy 4th of July!

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sloopjohnc wrote:Going to the local parade, cooking out, it's my ex's birthday so we'll celebrate a little and then blowing up some fireworks.


Right on, sloop. My job has been pretty full on lately, so I'm taking the day to do as little as possible. I always think I'm gonna do this and that on the Fourth and end up not doing shit. Which is nice.
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Re: Happy 4th of July!

Postby Bride Of Sea Of Tunes » 04 Jul 2017, 17:46

sloopjohnc wrote:Going to the local parade, cooking out, it's my ex's birthday so we'll celebrate a little and then blowing up some fireworks.


Sounds warm and small-scale, and lovely, John -

good to see this in the age of the POTUS whose name I shan't mention in this context.
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Re: Happy 4th of July!

Postby Bride Of Sea Of Tunes » 04 Jul 2017, 18:51

I quite liked this piece of writing:

https://theintercept.com/2017/07/04/how ... y-country/
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Postby toomanyhatz » 04 Jul 2017, 21:05

I would guess Derek is quite into blowing shit up?

I'm going to the same party I go to every year, but might have to leave before the big event, sadly. A friend of mine lives on a hill overlooking a golf course with a fireworks show. Even without the fireworks, it's a hell of a party. Lots of good food, booze, Willie Nelson makes a guest visit...
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Postby Mike Boom » 04 Jul 2017, 21:31

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Happy 4th July!

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Postby kewl klive » 04 Jul 2017, 21:49

‘What to the Slave Is the Fourth of July?’ by Frederick Douglass

https://www.thenation.com/article/what- ... -douglass/

Merry Xmas!
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Postby kewl klive » 04 Jul 2017, 22:16

Diamond Dog wrote:RIP Jake. A tough, tough, tough man. A man you really didn't want to get into a street brawl with.


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Happy 4th July

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Postby Harvey K-Tel » 05 Jul 2017, 02:45

Happy Independence Day, dummies! I hope you can all celebrate the birth of the bottle rocket with great gusto, regardless of who sits on your golden throne.
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Re: Happy 4th of July!

Postby Charlie O. » 05 Jul 2017, 03:04

Watched (on TV) a few minutes of The Beach Boys performing in DC. I think they were miming.
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Some pics from yesterday. . .

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Charlie O. wrote:Watched (on TV) a few minutes of The Beach Boys performing in DC. I think they were miming.


Sam Moore, too. He's an ardent Trump supporter these days
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Postby Bride Of Sea Of Tunes » 05 Jul 2017, 17:17

How Derek has grown!

I still recall the photos from way back when he had that moustache kit, and how funny I found all of that.

How long was that ago?
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Postby sloopjohnc » 05 Jul 2017, 17:29

Bride Of Sea Of Tunes wrote:How Derek has grown!

I still recall the photos from way back when he had that moustache kit, and how funny I found all of that.

How long was that ago?


Jeez, probably 7-8 years ago. They grow fast, and change a lot, in a few years. I'm friends with Beebsy on Facebook and the same is happening with Liam, her boy. I remember when we got Liam and Devon to talk together on Skype. They were both just little guys.
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Postby Harvey K-Tel » 05 Jul 2017, 22:06

Very happy to see your boy wearing a cravat.
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Re: Happy 4th of July!

Postby toomanyhatz » 05 Jul 2017, 22:18

Harvey K-Tel wrote:Very happy to see your boy wearing a cravat.


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Postby sloopjohnc » 05 Jul 2017, 22:27

toomanyhatz wrote:
Harvey K-Tel wrote:Very happy to see your boy wearing a cravat.


Balboa Phil has been a lasting influence.


I emailed Phil and messaged him on LinkedIn with pic.
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Re: Happy 4th of July!

Postby Sneelock » 06 Jul 2017, 00:02

I saw a kid watching fireworks on his tablet as fireworks lit up the sky overhead.
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