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…

Catie What Are You Doing in Portland?

Catie, our youngest had such fun in Oregon. She stayed in Corvallis but visited many other places such as Portland. Graffiti, she loves unicorns...

She loved this dress shop in the bus.  I'd say it is creative.

She had to take this picture because I always tell her she has the life of Riley..
and she does....

Roger Waters "The Wall"  Pink Floyd
May 22 May Rose Garden
Portland Oregon

She really enjoyed this show and surprised when I knew of this Concert.  I told her that
I had just watched 60 Minutes and they were talking about what a fantastic show this was.....
check out the links below...
I hope you enjoy this post as much as I...Catie takes pretty good pictures....



  1. That's so cool :) :) :) I've never been to Portland, never in the entire time I lived in Oregon .Can you believe that? Portland has lots of really interesting places to visit ;) :) Love and hugs from the ocean shores of California, Heather :)

  2. Looks like she had a really great time!

    Thanks for welcoming me back! I look forward to seeing you for Potpourri Friday!

  3. Rock and Roll!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :) Looks like a really fun time!

  4. Looks like a great time. Awesome pics. B


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