Independence Day

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The Flag We Fly

The Flag We Fly

[279 words] As Americans, there are few sights that thrill us as much as seeing the “Stars and Stripes” billowing in the breeze over a free nation. When July 4th rolls around, many of us find ourselves rallying around our flag, thankful for the freedom we enjoy in our...

Don’t Be a Dud!

Don’t Be a Dud!

[249 words] July was a favorite time of the year during my youth, because that was when we could shoot fireworks. It was a great experience to go down to the fireworks stand with my dad, look over all the multi-colored packages and imagine what each explosive would...

AMERICA is a Beautiful Word

AMERICA is a Beautiful Word

[178 words] What do you see when you look at the word "America?" What mental pictures do the seven letters create in your mind? To me the capital letter "A" suggests our magnificent snow-covered mountain peaks, and the wigwams of the original Americans. The letter “M"...

Authentic Freedom!

[342 words] "Freedom" is a powerful word, full of all sorts of meaning to different people. Some people think freedom refers to political liberty, such as we have in the United States under the constitution. Others think freedom means being able to do whatever one...

Independence

[234 words] This week we will celebrate another "Fourth of July.” I enjoy the hot dogs and the fireworks and especially the arrival of family. Yet, l always contemplate the history of what happened back in 1776 when the Declaration of Independence was signed by 56...