Your Typical St. Louis Fourth of July

The fourth of July was pretty perfect this year.  I took off Thursday, July 3, and made it quite a weekend of friends, time with my husband, and time to relax.  I opted to take a photo diary of the weekend.  So many good memories, in reverse order.

Scheuneman pool time.

Scheuneman pool time.

Pre-fireworks in Webster.

Pre-fireworks in Webster.

Bota Box Malbec, Scrabble, and fireworks.

Bota Box malbec, Scrabble, and fireworks.

Best boat name ever.

Best boat name ever.

Sunrise as we trekked home after camping at Beck's.

Sunrise as we trekked home after camping at Beck’s.

Quick evening snooze.

Quick evening snooze.

Steve and Amelia.  Discussing world peace.

Steve and Amelia. Discussing gun control.  

Pre-exploding target blow-up.

Pre-exploding target blow-up.

Frisbee drinking games!

Frisbee drinking games!

Cruisin' to Beck's.

Cruisin’ to Beck’s.

Schaeffer, party of two.

Schaeffer, party of two.

The carnival swings.

The carnival swings.

Carnival swings and my husband, looking cute.

Carnival swings and my husband, looking cute.

Swing anticipation.

Swing anticipation.

On the ferris wheel.  Self portrait.

On the ferris wheel. Self portrait.

Ferris spokes.

Ferris spokes.

View from the top.

View from the top.

Ferris perspective.

Ferris perspective.

 

Webster Groves Rotary carnival, or Coachella?

Webster Groves Rotary carnival, or Coachella?

Ferris symmetry.

Ferris symmetry.

Killer prizes.

Killer prizes.

Dick and Harris.  Three for three years.

Dick and Harris. Three for three years.