Monday, July 4, 2011

Happy Fourth of July!

Just checking in to wish you a Hap-happy Fourth.  Amber and her family are up for the week.  We had some preview fireworks last night courtesy of  Bay Harbor.  I live on a golf course that overlooks Little Traverse Bay and Bay Harbor. 


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The pictures loaded out of order and I'm too lazy to fix it.  This is the hot air balloon that my friend Lesley owns.  She has a company called Walloon Balloon Adventure.  One of the homeowners on the golf course had a party and hired her to give balloon rides before the fireworks began.



Here is a shot of the fireworks from our vantage point.  They let them off from a barge on the bay.  The bay is full of boats watching the festivities.  They honk their horns in appreciation.

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Here is a shot of our spot during the daylight. 
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 The Petoskey Steel Drum Band played down on the waterfront in Bay Harbor before the fireworks started.  We could here them as we watched the sun set. 
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I  tell you what, it's evenings like this that make the endless winters worth it!!!

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