Save Your Hearing Day — Wear Ear Plugs Around Fireworks

May 31st is “Save Your Hearing Day” and a great time to remember to take the precautions needed to keep your ears in tip top shape. While some hearing problems are genetic or health related, others are caused by environmental  factors -exposure to high-decibel noise....

What do Firework Dreams Mean?

Do you remember your dreams? Mine are typically a really weird combination of events that seem so real combined with the really bizarre – they are so hard to make sense of while others are more obvious! For example, I often dream that I’m running late to airport or...

Funny Names for Fireworks

Part of the fun of picking out fireworks is getting a good laugh out of some of the product names. Because most fireworks are made in China, there often seems to be a language barrier with naming fireworks,  just a funny way of saying things! Either that or whoever...

Behind the Scenes at a Big Firework Show

So, what’s going on here? I spy a man on a barge near the water and lots of unexplained tubes.  Hmmmm, it could only mean one thing — a huge firework show is about to happen! If you’ve never seen a picture like this, you probably don’t know all the time and...

Focus on Fireworks – May is Photography Month

Do you like to take photos of fireworks? If so, May is your month. The entire month of May is National Photography Month, an officially recognized celebration that was introduced by then President Regan in 1987 as a way to honor American photographers and their work....