Wednesday, July 4, 2007


I admit that I love fireworks with a juvenile level of zeal. When I lived in the (wet) Pacific Northwest, I made my own for the 4th. Not the wimpy little ones, oh no, but the type used for major exhibits. Yeah, illegal, but a heck of a lot of fun. You can do some amazing stuff with the right mix of chemicals.
As I said yesterday, there won't be any fireworks in our town this year. We're in the middle of a prolonged drought, and the forest is a tinder box. The mere thought of a single spark is scary. So I won't miss fireworks this year. But go here for some virtual fireworks:

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