Hope all of my American readers had a wonderful 4th of July weekend, full of whatever festivities you chose. I can’t say I have a ton of 4th of July traditions, aside from trying to peep at some fireworks (TV will do), spend some time in the sun, and gain access at some point to grilled meats. Address those items at some point throughout the holiday weekend, and I’m good to go. With temps hovering at and even surpassing the hundred degree threshold at one point, it was hard to get really excited about being outdoors at all – unless there was relief (pool… ocean?) nearby.
For the actual day of, we went a little on the non-traditional side – electing to start off with brunch at Calle Ocho followed by (partially) watching Bye, Bye Birdie, eating nachos, catching the fireworks indoor, and coordinating an impromptu puppy party (4 in total). I have the cutest video of the pups but alas I learned the hard way that although it looks cute on my phone, the iPhone videos pixelate too much to share online. (more…)