July 4 Fireworks

Not to rain on anyone’s parade, but I don’t much like the smell of fireworks in the air. This morning, the air smelt like napalm not that I even know what napalm smells like! But it’s horrible. Smoldering, smoky like some kinda war zone. The noise late into the night is a whole other headache…

O Christmas tree, I Christmas tree.

Today, I put up my little Christmas tree. It took me all of 2 minutes to bring it up from the basement, find a surface to place on and plug it into a socket and voila! The Christmas tree was up. It’s a puny little tree but I rather like it. My usual tree (below)…