Tag Archives: 4th of July

You Can’t Put A Price On Freedom

You Can’t Put A Price On Freedom Here are a few perspectives on freedom from cowboy poet and author Steve Lucas. He not only sent us this piece on the price of freedom, but also sent along this great illustration of the story that was done by his wife, Margaret.     Freedom By Steve Lucas […]

Independence Day Photos

It’s been a great summer here at F.M. Light & Sons, and not least of all because summer is an opportunity to enjoy all of the things that make life good. We celebrated the 4th of July with food, family, music, and friends! Here are some of our Independence Day photos: Photo Credit: Lindsay Dillenbeck and Daniel […]

An End of Summer Recap in Steamboat Springs

It was another fantastic summer here in the ‘Boat. There were parades, long-horn steers to ride, rodeos to watch, fun barbecues to attend, hot air balloons filling the sky, dog agility shows, and professional cycling races. We decided that there was so much that we did this past summer, we need to look back at […]

5 Reasons Steamboat is the Best Destination for the 4th of July

Here are the 5 reasons Steamboat is the best destination for the 4th of July: A Pro Rodeo A Western Wear Trunk Show A Pancake Breakfast Ski Jumping in the Summer Old-Fashioned Block Party See? We knew we could prove our point. We always have a blast here in the ‘boat. We all know how to […]

History: Early July 4th Celebrations

In the past, celebrations of the 4th of July weren’t all that different from today. Here are some interesting facts you might not know about this national holiday: The Declaration of Independence was read aloud every 4th. You can do the same by clicking here! The first 4th of July celebration took place on July […]

4th of July Celebrations

We love the 4th of July, and all that it entails. How do you celebrate the freedom this country enjoys? We would love to know! Two years ago we received this photo: This is Alex, and he took this picture in Iraq where spent one of his 4th of July’s. He says it’s “not exactly […]

July 4th for F.M. Light and Sons

This 4th of July proved to be amazing; we are grateful for all our awesome employees, and for all of the wonderful people we met! A month ago, Lincoln Avenue looked…well…a little worse for the wear. Here it is in the midst of the makeover: Our fears were not founded, however. For, by the 4th […]