Annual fourth parade

A symbol of our freedom

Proud Americans.

Art Prescription: It’s an odd holiday to feel tears well-up. There are few expectations, no gifts to buy, and decorating is minimal.

And yet, our neighborhood parade always brings tears to my eyes. Maybe it’s patriotism, maybe it’s that most people don’t even know REALLY what we are celebrating, maybe it’s looking at the innocent children and wondering how long their lives will be free. Free to not worry about safety or their precious environment, or maybe it’s just HOT!!

Anyways, I’m grateful!

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