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Celebrate and Be Free

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I wish that every human life might be pure transparent freedom.
― Simone de Beauvoir

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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 CONTINUE READING

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Pursuit of Happiness


The Fourth of July has always been a very family oriented holiday for me, as growing up it was a time when we gathered together after a day of swimming and had a picnic only complete with my grandmother’s famous potato salad. It was a day that felt like summer had truly arrived and that life was just as it was supposed to be – no shoes on, towel wrapped around your waist and a … CONTINUE READING

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