Monday, July 4, 2016

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.


9 comments:

  1. I loved it then and i love it now... hello sweet Hank. that donkey parade makes me laugh out loud.

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  2. You had your own parade! Awesome.

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  3. The best! Happy Fourth to you all.

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  4. That's was the best! They are so good( love seeing big hunk Hank) and the flags look awesome on them!

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  5. Northern AB gal7/4/16, 10:53 AM

    Love it! Happy Fourth.

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  6. Happy Fourth of July!

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  7. An American in Tokyo7/4/16, 5:59 PM

    Happy 4th of July!!
    George looks so young here! About how old were the boys back then?

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    1. George and Alan were 6 in these pictures.

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  8. How did I miss this one? This your crew at their best. And I could see Hank and not have tears.
    Pat all the critters for me. Happy 4th. Joan

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