Carnival of Homeschooling: Fireworks

Carnival of Homeschooling: Fireworks

Beverly hosts the carnival over at the about.com homeschooling blog. She has a 4th of July theme this week (independence day in the US).

I’ve celebrated Independence Day in various places over the years. One of my favorites was at Mina Lake in South Dakota when the kids were young. For a city girl, this was a real treat…from the Aberdeen Liberty Parade, to the lakeside barbecue to the fireworks out over the water of Mina Lake. Since fireworks were legal where I lived until I moved to Anaheim 5 years ago, most celebrations were neighborhood streets filled with “safe and sane” fireworks. But, gone are the days of spending money at the local fireworks stands, now we generally barbecue at home then try to find a convenient place to watch one of the community fireworks shows. Read more…

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