With fireworks bursting near where you live, do
you normally drive to your favorite location to view them or do
you change your scenery each year?
I definitely try to change my scenery
every year. Although, I haven’t decided where I’ll go this
We have watched the fireworks now for a few years from
this one spot. The air smells great (Unlike LA) Palm trees and
a grassy hill surrounds the area where Dodger Stadium is, so
you only see the fire works. The view is perfect and there is
never a crowd. :)
I usually try to drive to Santa Cruz, California if I can.
There is a beach there that they close off and let the locals
fire off as many fireworks as they want. A lot of people bring
out some amazing industrial strength fireworks. It's
hard to get down there once they set up the road blocks but
totally worth the effort. All those random fireworks going off
on the beach, it looks like the opening scene to Saving
Private Ryan. It's awesome.
Depends on where I want to go....and what kind of party there
is :) Going to go back to the Miles Ahead Crusade this year :)
Remember last year CaliGirl? We'll miss you! :)
[PharCyde]: I try to change my scenery
Question 2: Are you the adventurous type to sit on the roof of a
house to see the fireworks or do you like have them so close
above you that they hurt your ears?
The closer the better! Two years ago I
went out to Malibu for the fireworks. Rich and famous people
rent these huge fireworks barges that launch them right off
shore so they pretty much explode above your head. Very cool!
Funny that you ask this. We used to watch the Dodger Stadium
fireworks from our roof. I live in Downtown Los Angeles,
California. The view was incredible. To the west you see
the skyline of the Downtown buildings. To the East you see the
fireworks. A couple years ago a company built a huge
cold storage building five feet from our windows. It is twice
as tall as our building so now sadly our view is quite limited
(a while wall).
Adventurous type! For the big fire works
show in San Francisco a couple months ago, I went out on a
boat and got right under the fireworks over the bay. You could
feel the boom. Laying there on the front of the boat, you
could see nothing else but the fireworks, it was
unforgettable. So if it's roof, parking garage in Vegas, boat
deck, or Santa Cruz beach, I'll go wherever I can to see some
great explosives. :)
Actually neither. I like to have them at a nice distance. :)
[PharCyde]: I've done both, just
depends on the scenery. :D
Question 3: When I think about 4rth of July growing up, it was
always about root beer floats. Is there a favorite food or drink
you most desire mainly during fourth of July?
Root beer floats? It was more like
Corona Beer sink.
Root beer floats... that sounds pretty good. I celebrated my
first 4th of July when I was 16 years old. Having been born
and raised in Hungary it took me a while to learn and to get
adjusted to American Holidays.
I don't remember eating or drinking stuff that I would
mainly associate with 4th of July. Could be because I
celebrate it on a top of a deserted hill. :)
Hmmm. I just always think of backyard
BBQ's. Burgers, Pepsi, that smokey smell from the grill.
Yum...now I'm hungry :)
Umm....Strawberry or Rasberry lemonade. :)
frosty glass of Cream Soda or Guinness.
Is there something you would like to
about 4rth of July or anything else?
I think this is one of the most
important independence days in the history of America. It’s
really imperative that everyone gets into the spirit and
celebrates the sheer badass-ness of this country.
Sure! If you'd like to hear great music by a cool band catch
the Breeders on their June-July tour. The Breeders kick off
their North American tour on July 5th. For more info visit:
It's a great holiday if you think about
it. It's our Independence Day. Every country has one, and this
is ours. No other countries celebrate that day. I'd bet some
even don't like it :) But its ours. And if you are going to go
out, and forget all the bad news, and fears and just enjoy
being with friends and family this is the day to do it. If you
aren't feeling it, watch Independence Day in surround sound,
and after watching Will Smith kick some alien ass, get on
line, find your favorite game and destroy a bunch of your
fellow Netonians. Online destruction always puts a smile on my
face. I know I'll be sitting down with my new copy of Warcraft
III for most of the day. =)