Tag: Independence Day

July 4, 2016 /
November 18, 2014 /
July 4, 2014 /

Good Night by Carl Sandburg (from Smoke and Steel, 1920) Many ways to say good night. Fireworks at a pier on the Fourth of July spell it with red wheels and yellow spokes. They fizz in the air, touch the water and quit. Rockets make a trajectory of gold-and-blue and…

July 4, 2014 /
July 4, 2013 /

Best spot in LA to view the fireworks? My friends joint on a hill overlooking Dodger Stadium. We perch on camp chairs and chatter and laugh, usually to the clinking of frosty glasses of mint ice tea and the clatter of fork against plate as we savor huge wedges of…