Land of the Free...
Not under the control or in the power of another; able to act or be done as one wishes.
Home of the Brave.
Ready to face and endure danger or pain; showing courage.
In 1776, John Adams penned the below in a letter to his wife Abigail.
I am apt to believe that it will be celebrated, by succeeding Generations, as the great anniversary Festival. It ought to be commemorated, as the Day of Deliverance by solemn Acts of Devotion to God Almighty. It ought to be solemnized with Pomp and Parade, with Shews, Games, Sports, Guns, Bells, Bonfires and Illuminations from one End of this Continent to the other from this Time forward forever more.
To all those who had the courage to take a stand.
For those who have given all...
So we might be free.
Free to do as we wish...
Free to celebrate with pomp, parade, bonfires and fireworks.
Happy Independence Day!
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Hello! I am Heather... the city girl turned mom to manure loving country boys. My husband and I both grew up in the city, but spent weekends visiting grandparents in the country. We are first generation farmers who learn best by almost always doing things the hard way. I hope you enjoy following along with our adventures down on the farm.