Monday, July 7, 2008

Viva La Freedom!

We celebrated the 4th of July in Idaho this year (thanks Amy, Mom, and Sara for showing us a good time and letting us trash your houses). It was a VERY short trip (we only had 2 full days) and there were a lot of people that we didn't get a chance to see (or even call) since both Anthony and I have friends and family that live in the area. We hope to see more of you next time!



Four out of Six of my siblings were in town (missing Erin and Becky) which is a big group to get together, plus Wade and Jenny Esplin (Anthony's brother and sister-in-law who shares a name with yours truly) and Anthony's mom joined us for the 4th of July BBQ and celebration at Amy's house. It was a lot of fun, and kinda dangerous.





The following video clips shows how "Lord of the Flies" everyone got (except for the women of course).

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Shocking isn't it? I assure you that the mothers and wives tried our hardest to establish some sort of law and order, but once they discovered fire, it became impossible to reason with them.

This was our very impressive finale.

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9 comments:

TimW8 said...

Your finale was almost as exciting as Joey Chestnut eating 64 hotdogs to keep the HotDog Eating Championship Belt on US soil.

Memzy said...

I can't help but wonder where the men got all of these ill-eagle fireworks. Are they strict there in Le Bois? Cuz here in Btown they drive around arresting people. I woulda loved to see that show!

Amy Thurston said...

You were actually here for 3 full days. You got here Wednesday middle night, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and left Sunday afternoon. It was just so much fun that it went by so fast and felt like only 2 days.
I like hearing Sara tell her kids if they burn their feet they aren't aloud to complain about the 3rd degree burn they would most assuredly get.

ajesplin said...

Sara was only talking to Morgan, not her kids. Don't worry.

AND--just so anyone we didn't get a chance to call won't think we're total jerks--we really only had 2 full days in Idaho. We left Wednesday night, drove through the night, and got to my mom's early Thursday morning, and then we went to bed and slept half the day away. So we were there Thurs evening, Fri, Sat, & Sun morning.

(But thanks for the correction, Amy)<--said all sarcastic and snotty.

Amy Thurston said...

Don't be a ninnie Jenny.

MorganStrasser said...

Those fireworks were just regular fountains that Jenny digitally enhanced to look like mortars.

http://www.adasheriff.org/ said...

Nice fireworks show criminals. We saw the whole thing from our helicopter and we are seriously pissed. Even as you read this we are planning an intricate sting operation to arrest all of you and restore justice to our good county. Never underestimate the long arm of the law.

Ada County Sheriff said...

Nice fireworks show criminals. We saw the whole thing from our helicopter and we are seriously pissed. Even as you read this we are planning an intricate sting operation to arrest all of you and restore justice to our good county. Never underestimate the long arm of the law.

Cristin said...

Nice show! I love illegal fireworks...there the best! Nothing burns a roof better than a mortar.