Happy 4th of July!!!
For Military families locally with loved ones serving in Afghanistan it holds special meaning. To everyone who currently serving and or a Veteran, I say Thank you. Thank you for the sacrifices you have made in the past, and for the sacrifices you are making now, or will make in the future. Without you, our country would not have such a history to be proud of, and we would not be able to continue to make history. You are among the bravest, most courageous, dedicated, compassionate and hard working people of our nation; you are the best of the best. On this Fourth of July, be proud, be proud of who you are, what you have done and what you do, and know that no matter what happens, America is behind you!
Thank you E for keeping us safe and protecting our country and our freedom!! I love you and I am so very proud of you.
I miss seeing the fireworks in lower Manhattan. When I was a kid I would watch them from the roof of the apartment building of where we grew up in Brooklyn with my family, or the Brooklyn Promenade or we would go into the city to watch them from the East Side. There was something so magical seeing the the skyline light up with beautiful colors and hearing the patriotic music to go along with it.
This year, I can't wait for us to go see the fireworks in our hometown. It will be the first time we get to see the fireworks over Boldt Castle in Alexandria Bay, NY.
“In the truest sense, freedom cannot be bestowed; it must be achieved.” – Franklin Roosevelt
"Freedom is nothing but a chance to be better.” – Albert Camus
Stay safe everyone and have a wonderful evening with family and friends.