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…

Little Fruit Harvest

 "Blue Lake Bunch Grapes"
These are the best little cluster grapes.
Today I share the fruits that we wait on yearly.
I look at the bare trees, bushes and vines &
think with excitement of the fruits they will bear in season.

Green ones were falling off of the vines too.
 Well some I pulled some by mistake!

They taste really good!

 Keiffer Semi-Dwarf Pears

Well another limb bites the dust.
It is full of beautiful not quite ripe pears.
High Winds took a toll on this loaded branch
I love this variety and they love it here too!

 I took the limb in hoping to salvage the unripe pears.
I guess I should have thinned the fruit.
I would like to Espalier the fruit trees.
Espalier Step by Step Here

These bloomed in May and I never posted.
Thought these needed to be shared today.

Do you do that take tons of pictures that never make it to your website?
I hope you enjoyed this simple Monday post.