Walking away is not an option... dialogue must prevail.

"A good listener tries to understand what the other person is saying. In the end he may disagree sharply, but because he disagrees, he wants to know exactly what it is he is disagreeing with."
- Kenneth A. Wells

"I do not want the peace that passeth understanding. I want the understanding which bringeth peace."
- Helen Keller

Friday, July 4, 2008

Let the celebrations begin!



Sending my wishes for a Happy and Safe Independance Day to my family and friends in the United States.



Have a piece of birthday cake!



May the soldiers on leave (Honey flew with 25 Marines yesterday) enjoy their freedom and hopefully spend some time with the ones they love (smooch Sugarbaby!).




Enjoy time with your families and friends!


Have fun babies!


"Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves."
~Abraham Lincoln

13 comments:

barbara said...

Thank you my friend.
Big big hugs to you from across the Atlantic
xoxo

Jay said...

The rain and storms we're having here this morning are expected to move out by this evening. Just in time to blow things up and celebrate in style!

Travis said...

**salutes the most excellent flag CAKE before digging in**

Charles Gramlich said...

Looking good, on several fronts here.

Bond said...

Thank you to my friend up North...

WOOOO Fireworks, Hot Dogs, beer (Canadian actually...you know I love my Molsons!) and Cake

Mimi Lenox said...

Stopping by to say Happy 4th to you, Chicklet and Honey! Have a wonderful holiday with those you love. Great post. Cake please?

Akelamalu said...

Happy 4th of July to you and your family.

Jeff B said...

From Canada Day to Independence Day. Sounds like your in the middle of one big party this week.

As soon as I saw the cake I knew I'd find Travis here.

Anndi said...

Barbara: I thought of you my ex-pat friend! Happy Fourth! I owe you an e-mail.

Jay: Have fun sweetie!

Travis: Have as much as you want dear.

Charles: Wonderful! Enjoy your celebration weekend!

Bond: There is no other kind... with the possible exception of Rolling Rock... nah... Canadian Beer is KING!

Mimi: Thank you and the same to you my sweet friend! I owe you an e-mail also.

Akelamalu: Thank you sweetie.. hopefully next year I'll get to celebrate it Down South!

Jeff: If I bake it he will come LOL!
Enjoy your holiday my dear!

Meribah said...

Some beautiful pictures there, my friend. Oooo, and cake too! **Elbows the Americans out of the way and digs in** What? I love cake! LOL :P

buffalodickdy said...

Thank you! I had a great 4th eating too much and shooting off illegal fireworks! Like the old rock song says "I'm so glad I'm livin' in the USA"...

Turnbaby said...

WONDERFUL!!

SMOOCH

CrystalChick said...

Thanks much lovely lady! We had a long weekend, it was wonderful. :)