I went down to the Mall for the July 4th Fireworks. This time I did something a little I got on to the grounds of the Washington Monument.
I think in the 30 plus years I've been in Washington I can count on one hand the number of times I've missed them. To me this is one the quintessential experiences of living in Washington. To me it wouldn't be July 4th without seeing them.
And it's not seeing fireworks unless you can feel them in your chest. If you can't feel the explosions in your chest you're not close enough to them.
So here are a few shots of this July 4th celebration on the Mall.