One of my all time favorite quotes from The Simpsons, “Celebrate the independence of your nation by blowing up a small part of it.” Well, a couple of years ago I found what they were talking about…
The USA Defense Battery. I didn’t count each firework individually (and some are cut off) but by my estimation (and I’ve always been good about counting jelly beans in a jar) there are a whole bunch of them: firecrackers. Granted, they look like weak, little firecrackers but when considering how many of them there are it probably puts on a pretty good show. Maybe a little tiring, though. As for the name, I’m not sure how good of a defense this would put up, seems American though, quantity over quality and all.
Maybe I seem like I’m ragging on it a little too much. Truth be told, I would love to light one of these off and just sit back for who-knows-how-long and watch it go. Happy 4th of July, America! And England, well, keep calm and carry on.
Before I started this blog I never realized how much I thought about pizza, but here I am critiquing a pizza box. So, the other night my friends and I