Friday, July 4, 2014

GOD BLESS AMERICA

O say can you see, by the dawn’s early light,
What so proudly we hail’d at the twilight’s last gleaming,
Whose broad stripes and bright stars through the perilous fight
O’er the ramparts we watch’d were so gallantly streaming?
And the rocket’s red glare, the bombs bursting in air,
Gave proof through the night that our flag was still there,
O say does that star-spangled banner yet wave
O’er the land of the free and the home of the brave?

Adam and Tristen are joining Mark, Amber & I today for some family time. We will be having homemade hamburgers that they are bringing over to grill, along with several other yummy things to eat and some cheesecake for dessert.  We will be watching the firework from our backyard. We are usually able to see them from approximately six surrounding towns.  

14 comments:

Sandra said...

what and amazing view... enjoy your family and happy 4th of July

Michelle F said...

Happy Independence Day!!
Enjoy your family, the wonderful fireworks and cheesecake. Did I mention I love cheesecake :)

Yes, I am thankful we are still the land of the free & the home of the brave.

Debbie said...

Love a spot where you can see numerous displays! Enjoy, and Happy 4th!

TexWisGirl said...

enjoy all of that!

Montanagirl said...

Lovely post, Debby. I'm just doing a few quick comments before we head over to the local parade about a block away.

KC Bob said...

Happy 4th Debby! Looks like a great place to view the fireworks. We can see a few displays from our deck. Always fun watching the fireworks on the other side of the river.

Trish said...

Enjoy the time with your family! Happy 4th.

Empty Nester said...

Sounds like fun! Have a wonderful time!

betty said...

You have a great view to see the fireworks, Debby! And its great because you don't have to worry about traffic and probably too much noise for the dogs to get scared about. Enjoy the day!

betty

Karen Mortensen said...

Sounds like a wonderful day. Happy 4th to you.

Lisa @ Two Bears Farm said...

Sounds like a fun day. Happy fourth!

Terra said...

I like the photo of the statue of liberty, how beautiful she is, and long may our freedoms reign.
Your view is magnificent.

Dawn Saros-Kirk said...

What a view!

Alexis AKA MOM said...

Wow to see all those different towns lighting off fireworks is amazing!

Oh cheesecake how I so would kill for a bite!

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