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[5 Jul 2011 | 3 Comments | 1,999 views]
Happy 4th of July!!

What a spectacular fireworks display last night in downtown Bentonville!!  Fireworks were going off everywhere!   I’m a Michigan girl, and where I come from the law prohibits personal use of fireworks.   So, this was a new and quite fun experience to see the big bombs going off everywhere across city!  The main attraction happened at the new Orchards Park on NE J St. right next to Memorial Park.   The show lasted for over a half hour and was super fun to watch through my camera lens.   Happy Birthday …

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[4 Jul 2011 | One Comment | 2,274 views]
Holiday OTR: You Are There — Phildelphia, July 4, 1776

Happy Fourth of July, everyone.
Hopefully, the miserable rainstorms that are fixing to hit central Arkansas aren’t a problem where you live and you’ll be setting off fireworks (or watching a display) later this evening.
Before going out for a night of patriotic fun, however, why not take a few moments and listen to an old time radio episode that does a fairly good job at telling about the birth of the United States? Yes, today’s episode of You Are There plays rather like a newscast centered on the signing of the …