Tag Archives: fourth of July

Family Fun on the Fourth

This week, our resident hound asked about Fourth of July celebrations. Specifically, about large celebrations with extended family. When I first noted the topic, I thought this would be an extremely short post, because I have very few extended family … Continue reading

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Freedom and Independence

Honoring the Greatest Generation By Jeff Salter Today is a day we set aside for remembering that fateful day in 1776 when our Founding Fathers signed the Declaration of Independence and formally split the new nation America from the rule … Continue reading

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Now, It’s ‘Independence Day’ To Me

To be honest, I never felt terribly patriotic growing up, but OH! how we did do up the Fourth of July with fireworks! We bought them early and we bought a lot of mostly small ones, but they lasted through … Continue reading

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Declaring Independence

                               … Meant Freedoms (Large & Small)                                                             By Jeff Salter              I don’t care all that much for picnics or fireworks (though I have nothing in particular against them).  I worry, however, that new generations think of July Fourth as … Continue reading

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Who Signed that Declaration?

           Monday, this week, was Independence Day.   What better time to learn about the men who signed the Declaration of Independence?  This is a lot of text to read, but it’s information every American should know.  I stumbled upon this … Continue reading

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Freedoms

I hope you all had a nice Fourth of July. I pretty much vegged out and got caught up on some of the work from the day job I missed while I out of town for the RWA conference. I … Continue reading

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