Tag Archives: 4th of July

July 4th Weekend Photos from Olean, Rock City Park, and the Finger Lakes

July 4th Weekend Photos from Olean, Rock City Park, and the Finger Lakes

We spent the Fourth of July out at my folks’ in Olean, NY. I got some delicious homemade German Chocolate Cake for my birthday, and we enjoyed fireworks from about a mile away. I experimented with the Canon G9 by snapping some fireworks at full zoom while the camera was “attached” to a folding chair [...]

School: 1958 vs. 2008

School: 1958 vs. 2008

I just got this in an email forward. I’m sure most everyone has seen it before, but I hadn’t and I found it to be cute, pithy, and too truthful. Jack goes quail hunting before school, pulls into school parking lot with shotgun in gun rack. 1958 – Vice Principal comes over, looks at Jack’s [...]

Independence Day

Independence Day

Today is Independence Day in the United States. Although the exact date is a bit arbitrary, back in 1776 the early American colonies voted to be free from Great Britain. Eventually the fourth of July became a national holiday marked by vivacious celebrations including fireworks, flags and fanfare. People invite over friends and fire up [...]

P-town, As Hypocritical As Gay Gets

P-town, As Hypocritical As Gay Gets

Provincetown, Massachusetts, also known as P-town, is located at the tippy tip of Cape Cod. It has a large gay, lesbian, bisexual, trans-gendered, dual-souled, bi-curious, criss-cross, and confused population comparitively with the size of the town, making it one of the highest concentrations of gayness in America. Now the Cape is a beautiful place that [...]

Off to the Cape

Off to the Cape

I know… I know… it seems that I really don’t even blog anymore… all I do is play guitar and travel. Well, there are worse fates. I’m being treated to a Cape Cod getaway by my wife as a birthday present (yes, my birthday is the 4th of July). I’m planning on some rest and [...]