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…

The Simple Beauty That Surrounds Us.

This is Cooper's snow angel that he made for Grandma Dot!  The little ones touch your heart.

"Simple Beauty"


  1. What a talented photographer she is, Dolly! She captured the face of winter beautifully! Love the one of the bird on the fence. :)

    xoxo laurie

    1. Hi Laurie,
      She is and I know you just put a smile on her face with that wonderful compliment! Coming from you it is especially nice because you are one great photographer!
      xoxo Dolly


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