Independence Day Celebrations!

Tomorrow is July 4 – Independence Day in USA, celebrating “kicking out the Brits” in 1776 (but we came back!)
When we first arrived in America in 1996, we knew very little about Independence Day or any other traditions; while touring Manchester By The Sea, someone told us about the “Red White & Blue” Independence Day breakfast – we went, and we now try to go every year … for breakfast you are served pancakes, sausage and bacon, with (red) strawberries, (white) cream and (blue) blueberries! It is a popular event, with live music and in a great location:


Later in the day we went to the “Horribles” parade in Gloucester – the traditional Gloucester Independence Day parade; lots of music, lots of costumes and lots of floats: