Category fourth-of-july

Fourth of July Reflections: Freedom of Speech, Freedom of the Press, Patriotism and, Occasionally, Pom-Poms!

How did you celebrate last week’s holiday, and was it a day of reflection for you? Of all things, July 4th brought to my mind my days as a member of a high school drill team in Irving, Texas. When…

A Sweet and Juicy July 4th

July 4th is Independence Day – a day of flag waving, BBQing and – watermelon. When I was a child, I longed to eat watermelon the way you see it done above – just take my spoon and dive right…