One of my absolute favorite holidays is the Fourth of July. I absolutely love it, always have. It comes second only to Christmas for me. Since having kids, we have a tradition of going to the parade in the morning, having a BBQ for lunch, and then spending the late afternoon into the evening at Bayfront Park in Duluth for the Fourth Fest.
Overall it was a great holiday. I got to thinking as the entire crowd was singing the Star Spangled Banner, thank goodness the Founding Fathers declared independence in July. Had they done it in January or something, this holiday would be lame. Something about summertime, warm weather, and BBQ makes it feel like a much cooler holiday.