This is about all we could manage.
Ernest will be in the parade with the cyclists. (I'll add a picture when we get back.)
Since it's just too darn hot outside...
...we're foregoing our usual barbecue in favor of tacos, which can be cooked indoors.
Then off to the fireworks. I need some photo tips for shooting fireworks.
And for your amusement, here's a Robot Chicken take on the day.
Happy Independence Day!