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…

Hummingbirds, Bluebirds, and Hydrangeas




Chuck and I enjoy having our coffee in the morning watching the wildlife outdoors through the windows.  We see such beauty everyday.  The Hummingbirds, the Bluebirds, the others that I forget their name birds. The dogs and chickens put on a show too. This is what we saw out of the window not long ago and I thought well the colors are red, white and blue...




Hummingbird




Eastern Bluebird









Don't you just love Hydrangeas?  I sure do.




I couldn't stand it had to go outside to take more pictures.






Can you see the little Hummingbird to the left fluttering around the feeder?











Hope you enjoyed the view from the window.



Happy 4th of July to you all!




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