As much as we tried to focus on the positive (everyone was still alive, and Don has been recovering nicely post-surgery), we still struggle with why hasn't he gotten any nibbles on his job search? How can I focus on building a business when much of my energy is going to building up Don and Ashley? Why did Hillary Clinton win the popular vote, yet still lose to Donald Trump? What will having the Republicans in charge of EVERYTHING do to our country?
It is with the backdrop of these feelings of frustration that the annual Hogamany bonfire took place. Let me back up, first we went to the one taking place during Patriot's Week. It looked like this:
|See the bonfire on the far right?|
This is what we are used to seeing:
Ashley went to Maia's house. We met up with Nancy and Nate. Also saw Angela and her family, Melissa, and Michael and Rachel. It seemed to be a quieter crowd than usual. It also seemed to burn down faster than usual, fortunately it did not burn into the adjacent woods.
Here are a few pictures: