Happy Independence Day!

July 4, 2017

Thought about freedom

July 4, 2016

Pray for peace on Independence Day

July 4, 2015
It's interesting to me that all of our national celebrations have to do with war and violence. The Fourth of July celebrates our country's independence, won through...

Prepare yourself + your pets for the Fourth of July

July 1, 2014
I'm doing my July 4 post early because you KNOW everyone will be blogging about it on "the day".  I thought you might enjoy some older July 4 posts and I wanted them...

Talking independence on Independence Day

July 4, 2013
 Independence? That's middle class blasphemy. We are all dependent on one another, every soul of us on earth.~George Bernard Shaw I think more Americans need to...

6 pet tips for 4th of July + a contest

June 26, 2013
(2017 update: am not running the contest this year) The Fourth of July can be stressful for pets. We're distant enough from big, official displays, but some of our...

Patriotism doesn’t mean swallowing lies

July 3, 2012
Not sure we know what the question is, any more. "Support our troops." Since the younger Bush sent troops over to the Middle each, we hear it all the time.  But...

Food, glorious food!

July 5, 2011
Sicilian-Americans know how to give a party. My sister-in-law, in particular, is a master of party giving.The details for the Normandy invasion were nothing, compared to...

Happy Independence Day

July 4, 2011
Bow tie Cupcakes American dog Gummies Peppermint taffy Now we're talkin'! (flask) Yes, even we liberals are patriotic and love our flagOur hope for...

Independence Day 2010

July 4, 2010
I love our first flag. The circle of stars representing the original 13 states is a such a wonderful symbol of unity.Our forefathers were smart guys who knew just the...

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