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Be Safe Today

Like I've mentioned before, I don't really like this holiday. I don't mind the fireworks, the problem lies in the fact that I live just a few blocks from Pilot Butte and have a great view of the fireworks show (for those folks who don't live here, thats where the huge fireworks display is launched in Bend). What that means is that everybody in Bend has a tendency to flock to our neighborhood to not only watch the fireworks that burn the Butte every year, but to show off their stuff with their own fireworks show that's equally as loud (if not louder) than what they shoot off the Butte. And they're usually at it all night long, nearly setting my house on fire on multiple occasions, and despite phone calls to the police nearly every year, nothing ever changes.

I just know that one of these days somebody's going to get themselves killed within about two or three blocks of my house. I am glad, however, that these idiots don't live across the street from me anymore, otherwise the night would be a lot longer and somebody would get killed much sooner.

It's going to be a long night, and I'll be enjoying the show from the comfort of my living room as we have a good view from my couch. And if you don't have a fireworks show where you're at, here's the virtual show that I link to every year.

Posted by Jake on 07/04/06 @ 12:32 PM
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