July 04, 2016


July 3, 2016 (185/366)

"Whiz go the rockets into the air with many a snap, crack, and whir!
Some shower silver stars, others red
- as if a cherubim had thrown away a handful of rubies -
perhaps green, orange, and blue. How magnificent the spectacle!" 
~ Henry Howard Paul, Fourth of July in the United States 1851