summer

The Summer Team

The Fire Crackers I’m pretty sure I’m in the right place, Lakeshore State Park east of the Summerfest grounds, but the Bartolotta Fireworks Co. folks were a little vague on time – come “somewhere around 4-ish,” they suggested. In a line of work where the least imprecision could mean disasters ranging from death to a few months of penciling on eyebrows, I thought for sure they’d operate on a strict schedule. But it’s a little past “ish” and still no sign of the pyros. Then, around 5 p.m., a black pickup pulling a silver box trailer appears from the park’s…