I fancy myself a writer. Often, however, I concede that I am a mere wanna-be. For when it comes to sharing in words my heart for our nation’s acknowledged anniversary, the 4th of July, I am a poor scribe. Trying to sound eloquent in the company of Jefferson’s, Adam’s, and Hancock’s – just the tip of the iceberg of the most articulate generation produced on these shores – men and women alike – I must defer to primary sources to sing the praises of the day and the author’s original intent:
Note: Some of the wonderful patriotic vintage graphics above came from the The Graphics Fairy – she’s digital magic!