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Happy 4th of July: Words of Wisdom from Our Second President

Two days and two hundred forty years ago, our Continental Congress passed a resolution declaring our independence from Great Britain. One day and two hundred forty years ago, our second president wrote a moving letter to his wife, Abigail. As a then delegate to the Continental Congress, John Adams fervently believed in the right of… Continue reading Happy 4th of July: Words of Wisdom from Our Second President

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Patriotic Rooms Worthy of Year-Round Use

There is something about Americana decor that thrills me. Mix a little red, white, blue, and throw in a star pattern, a rooster, and a variation of the American flag or two and I'll happily have a John Philip Sousa march playing in my head all day long. Perhaps it is that these colors remind… Continue reading Patriotic Rooms Worthy of Year-Round Use

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Scenes from an All-American Parade

We spent this morning at one of our favorite traditions: celebrating Independence Day with a local parade. Every year on the morning of the 4th, locals and visitors gather to walk in a neighborhood parade. Bikes, wagons, golf carts, and scooters are decorated with every red, white and blue adornment. Adults, children, and even the… Continue reading Scenes from an All-American Parade

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Fun Facts About America’s 238th Birthday

I have just returned from a morning of errands, which included a stop by the dollar store to pick up supplies for our upcoming beach trip.  Like many families along the east coast, my family always spends the 4th of July at the beach.  We pack our bags full of glow sticks, sand toys, sparklers,… Continue reading Fun Facts About America’s 238th Birthday