Category: History and Culture

Land that I Love

On this day in 1776, the Second Continental Congress adopted The Declaration of Independence at the Pennsylvania State House (now Independence Hall) in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  Take some time to read it today. Our nation celebrates that day annually with parades, picnics, concerts and fireworks. Personal pet peeve…it’s “Independence Day.” Everybody has a 4th of July. …

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It’s Still a Grand Old Flag

On this day in 1777, Congress adopted the Stars and Stripes as the Flag of the United States. There’s no chance I’m going to be standing on a ball field during the National Anthem, unless I get the chance to sing for the Squirrels…which I’ve never tried to do. But, when the anthem is played …

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