Tag: July 4th

244 years

Tomorrow is the 4th of July, Independence Day here in the U.S.A.  Independence and freedom have not always been easy to attain or maintain. History shows that citizens, who all came from somewhere else, didn’t always treat their fellow man, or woman, with kindness and respect. Our current unrest proves that independence and freedom are…
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Fireworks Tips for Veterans with Combat Related PTSD

I am seeing a lot of posts about “being aware of veterans around you during the 4th of July.” I agree that if you are aware of a veteran with PTSD in your vicinity, you should NOT aggravate them by shooting off illegal fireworks. Well, you shouldn’t be using illegal fireworks anyway! However, the reality…
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July 4th is our favorite time of year!

The week of July 4th is such a historic, patriotic, all American time of year. Being history buffs and military family members, we are all about this holiday. We always watch The Patriot, Gettysburg, and 1776 – all wonderful, historically based films that I recommend you see, if you haven’t. We love all the patriotic…
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