Sound Off: Fireworks and patriotism

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[media-credit name=”iStock” align=”alignright” width=”300″][/media-credit] Next week, across the country, people will be lighting sparklers and firework in celebration of the Fourth of the July. Cities will be decked out red, white and blue, while children young and old munch on watermelon and hot dogs.

The Fourth of July is a quintessential celebration of summer and patriotism. What are some of your favorite traditions? Will the dry weather hinder your celebrations? What does the day mean to you?

 

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