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…

Hibiscus House Snow 2014


My favorite picture of the day.

Such quiet, peaceful beauty.

Thank you Heavenly Father!


  1. Oh sweet Dolly, your house looks so gorgeous and serene in the Winter's wonderland!

    1. Thank you Fabby! We sure did enjoy it. Today the very last of it melted.

  2. Even though I dislike snow, it is really pretty. Have you tried to take a photo just at sunrise or before sunset with your porch light on? Sometimes it comes out the prettiest blue.

    1. Hey Kathy,
      No I haven't I'll have to try that if you get anymore snow...ours has now melted. The header of the blog where the sky is so pretty pink and blue colors was taken in the early daylight hours.


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