God Bless America, Please

The Spirit of 76; by Archibald Willard; 1912

It’s Friday before a three-day weekend.

On Monday we celebrate our Independence Day.

I don’t care what you say, who you are, what you think this will always be the best ding dang doggie country

(click the pic)

in the history of the world.

I love America.

Warts and all.

And if you don’t like me saying that, you can go post about it on your own blog.

It’s also a Friday and my book has sold well to friends and family. If you haven’t purchased it’s there for you on Amazon.

If you have purchased, please go back and leave a review. It helps. Bigly.

Before we get to the fireworks, I’ll do a little bit of celebrating of my own.

I turn 64 on Sunday and I’m one step, one feeble step, closer to retirement.

That’s all I’ve got for today.

I’ll be back on Tuesday.


1906 – Estée Lauder, American businesswoman, co-founded the Estée Lauder Companies (d. 2004)
1916 – Olivia de Havilland, British-American actress (d. 2020)
1918 – Ralph Young, American singer and actor (d. 2008)
1931 – Leslie Caron, French actress and dancer
1934 – Jamie Farr, American actor
1934 – Sydney Pollack, American actor, director and producer (d. 2008)
1935 – David Prowse, English actor (d. 2020)
1941 – Twyla Tharp, American dancer and choreographer
1952 – Dan Aykroyd, Canadian actor, producer and screenwriter
1961 – Diana, Princess of Wales (d. 1997)
1967 – Pamela Anderson, Canadian-American model and actress


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Peace be to the brothers, and love with faith, from God the Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Grace be with all who love our Lord Jesus Christ with love incorruptible.

Ephesians 6:23-24

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