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The Blind Leading the Blind?
I had moved from the Washington, DC area where I grew up to southwest Idaho, (long story). My ex(?)-boyfriend came up to see us when he was in Denver for a job interview. He went back to Va. for a … 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
Posted in Holiday, Miscellaneous, Tonette Joyce Tagged Abigail Addams, America, American Flag, American Indian, American revolution, Benjamin Franklin, Britain, celebrations, Fairfax County, family, fireworks, food, Founding Mothers, Fourth of July, George Mason, George Washington, Gunston Hall, HBO, holidays, Independence, independence day, Irish Independence, John Addams, Martha Washington, Maryland, Monticell, Mount Vernon, patriotism, Red, sacrifice, sparklers, Thomas Jefferson, USA, Virginia, war, White and Blue, women, Woodlawn Plantation 2 Comments