I was talking to my exmo friend today who lives in the LA, north of Shreveport. I told her about the city fireworks display we went to last night and how many other cities in Utah were doing it (in place of personal fireworks this year).
She laughed. She is going to her city fireworks display tonight...you know, on the actual 4th of July!
Is this "avoid Sunday recreating" just a Utah thing?
When I was a kid the extended family would come over and we would set up chairs on the lawn and watch the fireworks show taking place at Derks Field. The view was wonderful since I lived two blocks from Derks Field.
but this ward had flags yesterday. I heard them pounding them in. I always wonder "what is that sound?" and then I remember, but I was thinking the same thing. Why didn't they put the flags in on Saturday sometime and leave them in overnight 1 or 2 nights if necessary, but put them in Monday?
Everything in Hyrum was Monday. I don't know when they were done at USU, probably Saturday. I prefer to watch from a distance, although I have dogs who are afraid of fireworks and so I spend my time with the TV turned up and anything on that I can to keep them from getting too stressed out. They usually run downstairs. All my neighbors do fireworks--ALL OF THEM--LOUD ONES. My boyfriend's last dog (who passed away in January) was terrified of fireworks. She always wanted me to save her and she was a large long-haired German Shepherd. I get weary of all the fireworks.
But, yes, Utah doesn't celebrate on the actual day. But the neighbors do find a reason to light them on Sunday and Monday and Saturday and . . . .