Tuesday, July 04, 2006

Happy Birthday, America...

July 4, 2006 Fireworks WMV

Well, we've reached yet another July 4th -- America's Independance Day! The wisdom of the Founding Fathers, as put forth so brilliantly by Thomas Jefferson in The Declaration Of Independance, continues to be a beacon for all who love freedom. Despite her shortcomings and failings, America continues to be what Abraham Lincoln described her as: the last, best hope of mankind.

230 yrs isnt a very long time to be a nation, as far as nations go. But here's to ya, America -- may you never lose faith in those values that gave you birth. And a special thanks to everyone past & present, who has served or is serving in our country's military. Be safe. Be strong. And be proud. We're proud of you.

Click on the "July 4, 2006 Fireworks WMV" link, above, for a short video I took of tonite's fireworks. This Windows Media video should load very quickly, and play in it's own pop-up window. And, as always, click on the pics to enlarge.

1 comment:

  1. Happy 4th of july!! Beautiful pictures. Funny to see real darkness, we never have that kind of thing around here these days. The only thing determining night is a cooler current in the air and a blueish tint in the light.

    Thank you for all your nice comments in my blog! That's truly inspiring. Hope you're having a wonderful summer!