Happy 4th Of July
“You have to love a nation that celebrates its
independence every July 4,
not with a parade of guns,
tanks, and soldiers who file by the White House
in a show of strength and muscle,
but with family picnics where kids throw Frisbees,
the potato salad gets iffy,
and the flies die from happiness.
You may think you have overeaten,
but it is patriotism.”
This is one of my favorite patriotic quotations.
America celebrates its birthday, not by trying to impress the rest of the world with a show of force, but by focusing on family, friends, connection, and unity – the foundation of greatness for any nation.
And once again, I have found yet another reason why I love America.
Happy Birthday, America.
Slán agus beannacht leat!
(Goodbye and blessings)
Irish American Mom