The 4th of July is over and thanks to The Young and the Restless and Days of Our Lives fans were able to watch the fireworks with their favorite soaps. General Hospital cannot provide a new show on holidays for some reason.
Watching fireworks on TV is quite different than living through them live. If you are at an event and they are shot off by experts it is fine. When you are subjected to them up close and personal is another matter.
Having them being shot off ten feet away is too much. Dogs are shivering, children holding their ears and crying. People worried their houses will go up in flames and the mess that is left for others to clean up are all valid reasons for not wanting them in unprofessional hands.
My biggest concern, other than worrying my children would be hurt, is the thought of soldiers. Imagine being home after having been in a war zone. Rockets red glare, bombs bursting in air. Yes, how do they feel listening to the same sounds that brought them fear and sorrow and horror?
Can any of us imagine the feelings of someone who has been through hell like that? I know I hate them. Hate the noise and the smell and fear. Jones Beach shot them off last week and since I do not live close to the beach I could not see the show. Only hear the barrage, one after the other and on and on. I really hate the sounds. They scare me and I do not scare easily. Walt Disney World does the most beautiful fireworks I have ever seen and i love to watch them each time I visit. I still do not like the sounds.
Now back to the fireworks I do enjoy. The fireworks on Y&R and DOOL? You bet. Those that burst in the air and those that happened between Sami and EJ. Eve and Jennifer , Ian and Nicki , Victoria and Ben. The hotness of Noah and Courtney and of the couples in the bikini shoot. This is the kind of fireworks I can always enjoy with no harm to anyone.
Happy 5th of July everyone. They are still going off around here. I think I will turn Y&R up really loud!
Y&R can be seen weekdays on CBS at 12:30 p.m. and DOOL can be seen on NBC at 1 p.m.
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