Our Flag and What it Means

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Independence Day, commonly known as the Fourth of July, is a federal holiday in the United States commemorating the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776, declaring independence from the Kingdom of Great Britain (now officially known as the United Kingdom). Independence Day is commonly associated with fireworks, parades, barbecues, carnivals, fairs, picnics, concerts, baseball games, family reunions, and political speeches and ceremonies, in addition to various other public and private events celebrating the history, government, and traditions of the United States. Independence Day is the National Day of the United States.   credit
During theAmerican Revolution, the legal separation of the Thirteen Colonies from Great Britain occurred on July 2, 1776, when the Second Continental Congressvoted to approve a resolution of independence that had been proposed in June by Richard Henry Lee of Vir…

My Little Helper

I have to confess the flower beds around the house are in very bad shape. They have had to deal with  windy weather where we live in the middle of fields. We also have the huge dog Chewy that likes to dig, and dig, and dig.
One day not long ago I went out to weed  and took my little helper with me.
He became quite busy as you will see in the photo stream below.

Before
after

Lots of yard work to be done


Thank you my little helper, I love you.





As I write this post and speak of it being windy out here it brings to mind the devastation
that so many people have suffered with the tornadoes.
I pray for their recovery.


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  1. That's cool :) :) OH, and I love the "Flickr photo link". I have a Flickr account, brand new, and I didn't even know you could do that to share photos. So cool!!! Have a great week. Love and hugs from the ocean shores of California, Heather :)

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