...The mother of a 22-year-old Maine man who tried to launch a firework off the top of his head for July Fourth and was killed instantly says she's advocating for stricter controls about who can
Vic: ...Gee how awful. 11 fatalities and 10K injuries in a country with over 300 million people. And it would be interesting to see how they arrived at those figures....
"Pretty nice way to start a Sunday I guess."
Posted by: Anna Puma
Four of my family of five spent the afternoon at my mom's, celebrating her 92nd Independence Day. The world she has seen!
"M-80s and Cherry Bombs were banned by the feds long ago." -Vic
Long nostalgic sighs. So many cherry bombs, so many kids, so many 4ths, not one significant injury among us.
"It's ridiculous nanny statism to not even allow
I'm with the Flagstons. Fireworks, yeah. Crowds -- lost my taste for masses of humanity living in Chicago for 14 years. I'll sit over here, thanks.
Fireworks, fire, and firemen! Greatest Fourth of July fireworks show ever! Or at least for us this weekend.
Between planned obsolescence, crappy products, and reduced-size packaging, life just ain't what it used to were.
A boy and his firecracker, five mid-summer Daily Doodles