Happy 4th July!

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Here's how my local pub is celebrating the 4th of July. (Apologies for the low-quality cameraphone image.)

In case you're wondering, "Fancy Dress" is Brit-speak for "costume." But aside from that one Englishism, they've got everything spot-on. Ah, how many a 4th July did I spend in my youth, dressed up as George Washington and playing "Shot The Balloon!" To this day, a good game of Hoopla brings back the scent of apple pie and cowboy cocktails.

God save the President, my friends. God save the President.


Emily said:

We've got a game of Shot the Balloon all set for tomorrow. Wish you could be here.

Mike said:

Extra points if this was outside the pub "Washington".

Should we be concerned that this will cause Erin to grow up believing Benedict Arnold was a Patriot, and demanding to play this "Tin Can Alley?"

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