Saturday, July 4, 2015

Enjoy the 4th

Enjoy your holiday

American Independence Day means beaches, fireworks and other 4th of July events that make this summer holiday a favorite. The weather may not be the best here in the city to start, but will clear by early evening. Focus here includes the hot dog eating contest in Coney Island and the fireworks display over the East River an annual tradition that you can watch on TV or by using the NBC app. There are threats of terrorism this year, as officials prepare for what could happen. I don't see anything to worry about. One of the symbols of this holiday is the American flag. In recent weeks there has been controversy over the fate of the confederate flag - just another drama to keep people who are passionate about a cause busy. Fireworks create situations this year in states where there is drought and ...

Avon Accident: Fireworks Show Malfunction Injures 9 in Colorado   NBC - July 4, 2015


Cinderella's Castle gets lit up in epic Florida lightning display that wows Disney World guests   NBC - July 4, 2015

  Holiday Thunderstorm Threat Could Increase Lightning Strike Deaths   NBC - July 4, 2015
The threat of severe thunderstorms from eastern Texas through the Carolinas this holiday weekend has weather watchers issuing a stern warning: When the thunder roars, get indoors. It's especially pertinent advice in July, when most fatal lightning strikes typically occur, according to the National Weather Service. Already this year, there have been 15 deaths in the U.S. from lightning strikes, and the number could easily surge past last year's total of 26, the agency warns.


Focus will be on the Greek vote , the 2015 Women's World Cup in Vancouver US vs. Japan), the christening of Princess Charlotte, and more.

Special water flown in for Princess Charlotte   BBC - July 4, 2015

My friend Kim in Roswell sent a link to the 2015 UFO Festival. She wrote, "It's a party here in Roswell. I am busy with family and leaving for a reunion in the mountains today. I don't live far from downtown and I could hear the music and festivities. I have not attended any events this year but the town was buzzing with people yesterday. For a small town we have thrown ourselves into the alien theme! There are all sorts of activities! It is a hoot..only place in the world that has an alien celebration...ranging from the serious to the silly! Have a great 4th!!"

Aliens, Syfy, and the 4th of July takes us to a whole host of events and films that premiere on
or around this date - (7/4) (11) which is linked to reality, its symbolism, and activation codes.
On July 4, 2012 the God Particle - Higgs Boson - was discovered.

This year features Terminator Genisys - a fun movie.