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Happy Fourth of July

Posted by mcm0704 on July 4, 2018 |

“It’s my birthday and I’ll cry if I want to…” For some reason that line always fights with “I’m a Yankee Doodle Dandy” for prominence in my mind on my birthday. The “why” of the second song is understandable, but I’ve never quite understood the significance of the crying until this year. There were lots […]

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Prizes! Prizes! Prizes!

Posted by mcm0704 on July 4, 2016 |

It’s my birthday once again. They seem to come quicker and quicker each year. Funny how that happens. My grandmother told me they would, but I was sixteen then. What could she possibly mean? That summer I spent with her, the days moved as slowly as the cool breeze that wafted through the trees that shaded her front […]

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Happy Birthday America

Posted by mcm0704 on July 4, 2014 |

In addition to being a national holiday, the Fourth of July is my birthday. For years I thought all the fireworks and picnics and parades were just for me, and, boy, did I feel important. Then I found out that 99.99 percent of the American public was celebrating Independence Day, and just my family cared […]

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Happy Birthday

Posted by mcm0704 on July 4, 2013 |

To me and to the USA I thought I would celebrate with some pictures of past fireworks displays that my kids have put on out here at “Grandma’s Ranch.” There have been some good ones.   I will come to announce the winner of my free short stories sometime late in the day. Like my […]

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Happy Fourth of July

Posted by mcm0704 on July 3, 2011 |

Just making a brief appearance today to wish all my American friends a Happy Fourth of July. Hope you are having a wonderful holiday weekend with lots of friends, family, and good times.  My long-time followers may recall that I also celebrate my birthday on the Fourth, although I am not nearly as old as […]

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