austin_dern (austin_dern) wrote,
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Oh, Sandy, the aurora is rising behind us

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Panoramic view of the riverside near where Albino held its fireworks display. That's not anybody I know on the dock. To the right of the dock was a frog who was noisy enough before all the fireworks started.


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And that's what the fireworks looked like. I didn't realize there were people watching from their canoes at night, but I guess that worked out for them.


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And back at my parents-in-law they set off a whole mess of firecrackers in a tradition that is utterly alien to my way of thinking. I'm not saying it's wrong. I'm just used to not making things explode.


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Trivia: No letters or journals of John Cabot's first, 1497, voyage to the new world survive (if any ever existed). Source: The Fourth Part of the World: The Race to the Ends of the Earth, and the Epic Story of the Map that Gave America its Name, Toby Lester.

Currently Reading: Austerity Britain, 1945 - 1951, David Kynaston.

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