So for everyone here in the US, it's the weekend of the Fourth — and of course for our Canadian buddies, tomorrow is Canada Day … how do you plan to celebrate?
This year I'm lucky enough to have a four day holiday, so I plan to celebrate by holding a "porch railing party." That's right — I plan on installing a new porch railing on my front porch. I'm hoping my lungs and the weather agree with my plans!
We usually have a fairly low-profile day-of celebration … my sister or I grill something outdoors then we eat inside, and then we go see our local fireworks show. I stay far enough away to avoid triggers from the smoke from the fireworks, and I've learned from hard experience that I need to make sure I'm out of the line of sight of any flashing police lights from cruisers directing traffic — triggers a migraine almost instantly.
DD usually sticks with the indoors due to her grass and pollen allergies and she makes sure she takes her allergy meds before we head for the fireworks.
AAFA had a really … it's a great reminder on how to make the holiday work for you!