Tag Archives: Independence Day

Wednesday Vignette – for protection only

So, it’s the week of Independence Day, when patriotism and pride should run high. I would argue that those kinds of sentiments are best against a backdrop of joy, compassion, generosity, and love of your fellow humans. The United States … Continue reading

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Wednesday Vignette – be careful out there!

For days now, there have been firecrackers going off in our neighborhood – all in anticipation of July 4th. Call me a party pooper (I agree – I am), but this particular week always fills me with dread. This year, … Continue reading

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Wednesday Vignette – pyro in the park

Each Independence Day, our neighborhood goes mad. The real big fireworks are illegal to sell in Oregon, but up until last year, one could easily skip across the river to Washington state to get them. Supposedly, this year, they too … Continue reading

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