Bill Paley (mycroftca) wrote,
Bill Paley
mycroftca

We're done with the 4th, here, though not back home (in fact, you guys are probably just getting home from fireworks!), and it was a pleasant day, both weather and activity. We helped with a variety of duties as our hosts put on an Independence Day BBQ, with slowly smoked ribs as the main course. A parade marched by a half block away, and we could get glimpses of it down the street, and could here the bands (including a calliope and a bagpipe band playing the Marine Hymn!). In the evening, forestcats and I took a walk a little over a mile away, right past the stadium where Northwestern plays football, to the beach on Lake Michigan to watch some fireworks. Our path took us past a number of fireflies, a fitting start to the fun.

More to do after the day starts, or put another way, I'll be off to bed momentarily.

Oh, and I finished the other book I brought, so I'm now reading the Ematic and the iPhone iBooks app.
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