Top 10 Things You Don’t Want to Hear on Fourth of July Weekend

On the midway at the carnival at Frontier Days on July 4, 2013.

Did you lock the car? [after you’ve walked six blocks from your parking space to the festival]

Is that thunder or fireworks? [after you’ve just strategically placed you blankets and lawn chairs]

Is that a police road safety check? [on your way home after a party of drinking]

I didn’t recognize you. (a “good” friend from high school bumps in to you at the festival]

Your food booth is right next to the Farm Animal Petting Zoo; don’t worry the wind is supposed to shift. [restaurant owner setting up at a festival]

You’ve got my cell phone and wallet right? [after walking away from the concert you just watched while sitting on the lawn]

Is this carrot cake or shrimp casserole? [when it’s carrot cake]

I hope those are rain drops. [while on a scary carnival ride with a lot of screaming kids]

I don’t really know what’s going to happen! [while lighting fireworks in the backyard]

Those aren’t Shaker Shingles are they? [after what happened in the backyard didn’t go so well]

Frontier Days ride upside down and high in the sky on July 4, 2013.

Independence Day celebration invitation dated June 20, 1825.

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