Friday, July 4, 2014

Holiday encore ~ Lucy and the boys celebrate our independence

I will never be able to top this Fourth of July celebration post from 2012, so here it is again.
Be safe, enjoy your holiday, and eat lots of watermelon.

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George: Mom's been decorating the barn again. Must be a holiday. 



Lucy: You know this has trouble written all over it.



George: I don't mind. I'm proud to be an American.



Alan: Hooray for the red, white and blue...and green? Mom, I need a new halter.



Hank: Let's have a parade!



Lucy: I'll be Grand Marshal.



Lucy: Ok, boys, line up! Smallest to tallest. Hank, you're last. Alan, get over here!
Alan: Geez, she can be bossy sometimes.


Lucy: Hold on...let's watch the marching bands go by first.
Ok, get on up here, Alan.



Me: Good job! Just a few more blocks, then watermelon for everybody.



The one spectator lining the parade route was disappointed that no one was throwing out candy.


Lucy: You've had your fun, now where's my watermelon?
Me: I'll go get it right now. You just stand here and keep the folks at home entertained 'til I come back.
And please don't embarrass me by drooling. It's not your best look.


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12 comments:

  1. Oh my! Thank you for the morning smiles! Happy Fourth of July from Canada!

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  2. Happy July 4th! I loved the post.

    Laurie

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  3. Can't beat a classic. Happy Fourth of July!

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  4. A classic. Happy 4th to all y'all.

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  5. I love how they try and go along with whatever you come up with. Hope you get a long weekend!

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  6. L<3VE! Happy Fourth to you and yours :-)

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  7. This IS a clasic!! They all look so festive flying their flags...and I cracked up with your wording "the one spectator lining the parade route"! Don't forget that we out here in blogland are clapping like crazy!...hope there's plenty of watermelon for everyone...

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  8. One of my all time favorites. Happy 4th of July to the most wonderful herd of critters and their Mom, from the Cuckoos of the Casa.......sparkle on

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  9. Happy day with an enjoyable post! Carsonian type, we love it

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  10. best parade I ever saw...you live such a wonderful life.. i would love to be part of a donkey parade...

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  11. I love the parade! You all did a fantastic job.
    Visiting form Sandra's blog.
    Happy 4th of July!

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  12. An American in Tokyo7/6/14, 7:11 PM

    I love this post!

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