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 Oregon?

Catherine "Catie" my youngest has been a traveling girl. She has been to Oregon twice in the last three months and has seen some of the most beautiful areas in our country.  I am glad that she has had this experience, and through her eyes we have enjoyed it and want to share with you all.  You folks that live around the Pacific Coast Line are very blessed. We are too on the Atlantic side...

Harbor Seals

Whale Bones

Until next time,


  1. She must be having a great time! Thank you for sharing your creativity at Potpourri Party at 2805!


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