Cedar Creek, NE The volunteer fire department of Cedar Creek, NE. always leads the Fourth of July parade. The route is the same every year: the road that encircles the four lakes, with cornfields on the right and spectators on the left. Everyone is welcome to join the parade; anything that rolls: bicycles, golf carts, … Continue reading Americana
Fruit Pizza A fruit pizza representing the American Flag for July Fourth celebrations has been a family tradition for many years. Two beautiful granddaughters have started to carry on the tradition. Thought for the Day: A love for tradition has never weakened a nation, indeed it has strengthened nations in their hour of peril.Winston Churchill
One of our many family 4th of July traditions is the fruit pizza resembling the Flag. Now that my two oldest granddaughters are playing a larger role in the yummy flag's preparation, the tradition is becoming more beautiful every year. God Bless America! Thought for the Day: Think of all the beauty still left around … Continue reading Fruit Pizza
I'm late again. I was hoping to post a piece on July 4th, but I was out celebrating my favorite national holiday ... July 4th, Independence Day. To me, every Fourth of July is special, but this one is the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg. The Battle of Gettysburg lasted three days, beginning … Continue reading Gettysburg
You know the game that mothers play with their infant: She holds the little tyke's hands while he faces her and asks, "How big is James?". Then, while raising the baby's hands high above his head, she answers her own question in a high pitched voice, "Soooo Big". Sometimes the baby laughs and sometimes … Continue reading Soooo Big!