For a glimpse into what I did today to celebrate our nation's independence, here's a picture:
Yes, that's a line -- actually two adjacent lines. Everyone in the line is waiting for "free" pancakes at the annual 4th of July Superior Colorado Pancake Festival.
Given that this is an economics blog, I could go on about how the pancakes weren't really free because I had to wait in line, but we had a great time at the festival, and a big part of that fun was people-watching and listening to music while waiting in line for pancakes. Moreover, it seemed like the whole town of Superior showed up. A great time was had by all!