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Wild Card/Tuesday — 7.5.16

I enjoyed the full Coeur d'Alene 4th of July experience Monday: 4th of July Parade in downtown Coeur d'Alene, a family potluck picnic in my back yard, and then the fireworks show from City Beach at night. Fun. Fun. And fun. I've been attending 4th of July parades for 32 years in Coeur d'Alene. The one Monday had to be among the best. New entries. Interesting entries. The family barbecue was swell. Per usual. And we introduced my brother-in-law and his family to the 4th of July, Coeur d'Alene style, by taking them to City Beach, 12 feet from the water line, for the fireworks show. A good time was had by all. Here's a monster Hat Tip for everyone who worked behind the scenes to make this happen. Here's your Tuesday Wild Card ...

D.F. Oliveria
D.F. (Dave) Oliveria joined The Spokesman-Review in 1984. He currently is a columnist and compiles the Huckleberries Online blog and writes about North Idaho in his Huckleberries column.

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