July 4th is the day, we Americans celebrate our independence from
. This is the day where carnivals spring up all over the country and fireworks are lit. Families get together for barbeques, hamburgers and hot dogs, potato salad and baked beans along with all the condiments. Britain
After the eating comes the fun. Usually, we'll play baseball, touch football, or go to the pool. This is the way it was when I was a kid. Today, things may be a little different since so many kids play on Play Station or Nintendo or computer games of some sort. Whatever we do, we celebrate our freedoms.
On this day, we must remember our boys and girls in the military who aren't at home to celebrate with their families. We must remember all the ones who are still fighting for our independence.
Here is a uTube video that expresses my sentiments: http://www.youtube.com/v/ervaMPt4Ha0&autoplay=1 I have been to this URL, and I believe this video was made by a fifteen year old girl named Lizzie Palmer.
Warning: You'll need a hankie for watching.
I want to add my thanks to our armed forces for fighting for our country. Once again here is a link to go to click on to help our veterans for free: http://www.theveteranssite.com/tpc/ERV_070311_VET
Huge hugs to all of you.
Sandra K. Marshallhttp://www.skaymarshall.com