We had a slow start to the holiday.

Kid sleeping on the couch

But in the valley sun, the party doesn’t start until evening.

Family photo in red, white, and blueMom and daughter in complimentary American flag dresses.Young boy with America face paint.

And so, Happy Independence Day!

<img src=“https://micro.blog/photos/200/https://cdn.uploads.micro.blog/6845/2023/5f4748e6d725423a968f692a57ab204e.jpg" width=“600” height=“800” alt=“Toddler asking dad for “one more” turn on the water slide. " style=“display: inline-block; max-height: 200px; width: auto; padding: 1px;” class=“sunlit_image” />Panoramic photo of fire truck spraying water at holiday festival. Toddler playing in water late at night.