Happy 4th of July

As we celebrate Independence Day in the United States, I have many things on my mind.

I am thankful that I can spend the day with my family, several generations actually, eating good food, drinking a few, and playing in the pool. I can do this knowing no one will try to invade the party or bomb us.

I am grateful that I live in a country where, though I do not agree with many things like the recent Hobby Lobby birth control issue, we can discuss it openly – even if I don’t agree, and no one is going to come and arrest me because I do not agree and I voice it publicly.

I respect those who sacrifice and are brave enough to put their lives on the line so I can do these things. My sincerest gratitude!

I value the freedom of expression we all have.

Just something I was thinking about . . .


12 thoughts on “Happy 4th of July

  1. Happy 4th to you too – and Sadie – when I come back from summer break – well during the fall one of my goals is to try and visit your blog more. I read an article you wrote a while ago and it has come to mind few times. anyhow, have a nice summer. and see you in a few 🙂 ~y.


    1. Thanks prior – I hope you did, as well! It thrills me to know something I wrote is rattling around in someone’s thoughts – that is the highest of compliments!! (Curious which post stuck with you 🙂 ) Looking forward to your return (and gives me time to make sure I have caught up on all your posts, as I get behind often LOL!) Have a great summer!! ☮


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