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fireworks: an opportunity to experience wonder firsthand – snapshot #2

August 29, 2018

Even though I struggle with fireworks up close, one of my favorite memories is watching the Fourth of July fireworks as a reflection in the window in Estes Park. From a non-threatening distance with our wee Puppy it was safe and good ❤️🐾❤️🐾

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fireworks: an opportunity to experience wonder firsthand - snapshot #2

Our local Lord Mayor’s Procession in July concludes spectacularly, with a brief but rather wonderful firework display. The best thing?  We have a direct view of the free light show it provides from our back garden, even if I have to try to balance on the rockery to see it properly.  🙂

Thankfully, there’s a pretty good view to be had from the front of the house as well. No gymnastics required! Several people line the street to ooh and ahh their way through the firework display. I often try to capture some of it on my phone, with mixed results.

Using a firework mode involves trying to hold the phone steady for the few seconds it takes to create the image. Patience is required. As it is for the best things in life. Though I can miss quite a bit by seeking to secure a memory.

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