Independence Day, in numbers.

july 4
6 americans
1 australian
16 ribs
4 burgers
4 kinds of baladin beer
0 televisions
12 minutes into overtime
20 second search for nearest television
100 people in piazza dei caduti
30 meters from screen projection
italy 2
germany 0
58,103,033 italians jumping up and down, kissing and hugging each other, running around screaming, throwing themselves on the ground and writhing, getting into their cars and driving around in circles and generally making a big ol’ ruckus
3 close-ups of german fans in the stands shown crying on italian television
2 hours of general ruckus-making, outside my window:

1 lovely pavlova, australian-made and completely consumed:

1 glass each, grappa and irish whiskey
6 hours of sleep.

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