Land of the FREE. Home of the BRAVE.

AMAZING 4th of July on the Boat over Lake Michigan with Family & Friends… And EVERY other Boater who was willing to Risk joining our PARTY!

Food – Grilled enough to feed a Village. I ate enough to Choke a DONKEY (literally).
Laughs – My Stomach HURTS (or is that the Sun Burn??!).
Fun – What happens on the Lake STAYS on the Lake.
Fireworks in Celebration of our Nation’s Independence from Tyrannical Government – INSPIRATIONAL


Fire Works from Lake Michigan


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