If you have to be in the office today, our deepest condolences.
But while we may not be able to convince your boss that July 5 is indeed an important holiday, we can bring you a little summery fun to get you through the day.
So, even though you're not relaxing on a deck chair on the sand, sit back (in that ergonomic office chair), relax (with another cup of coffee from the break room), and enjoy the best summer has to offer on your computer screen.
Do: Sneak Out of Work Early
Wait, did we say that? What we mean is, laugh at a round-up of GIFs that shows how one might sneak out of work early. You know, if one was so inspired.
Smile: 11 Ways to Cool Off, Inspired by Overheated Dogs
It's hot outside. We get it, and so do these 11 dogs , who have found ridiculously cute ways to cool down.
Drink: Tasty Beer Cocktails
Have a 12-pack of brews leftover from yesterday's festivities? Swing by on the way home from work, pick up a few extra ingredients, and combine to whip up one of these tasty, classy beer cocktails .
Tell us! How do you get through a summertime Friday afternoon?
Feature photo of people on beach courtesy of Shutterstock .
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