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Red, white, and blue

July 4, 2010

We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness. That to secure these rights, Governments are instituted among Men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed, That whenever any Form of Government becomes destructive of these ends, it is the Right of the People to alter or to abolish it, and to institute new Government, laying its foundation on such principles and organizing its powers in such form, as to them shall seem most likely to effect their Safety and Happiness. Prudence, indeed, will dictate that Governments long established should not be changed for light and transient causes; and accordingly all experience hath shewn, that mankind are more disposed to suffer, while evils are sufferable, than to right themselves by abolishing the forms to which they are accustomed. But when a long train of abuses and usurpations, pursuing invariably the same Object evinces a design to reduce them under absolute Despotism, it is their right, it is their duty, to throw off such Government, and to provide new Guards for their future security.

We celebrated our Independence Day, by heading out in the heat for a local parade.  Afterward, we had a quick bite to eat and the three bigger kids stayed in town with Andrew to enjoy the fireworks.  The babies and I came home.  I thought I’d share some of our pictures in honor of the red, white, and blue.

Happy Independence Day!!

7 Comments leave one →
  1. July 5, 2010 12:17 am

    Love. Them.

  2. Carmen permalink
    July 5, 2010 1:17 am

    Beautiful family!! I absolutely love your skirt!!!

  3. Mamaw permalink
    July 5, 2010 8:03 am

    Love the pictures. Looks like they are all having a good time.

  4. Mary permalink
    July 5, 2010 2:43 pm

    Beautiful!!!!! How fun!

  5. Challice permalink
    July 5, 2010 2:49 pm

    I love Erin’s Skirt. 😉

    You all are so radiant. Beautiful.

  6. July 5, 2010 4:56 pm

    wow – you guys look wonderful!

  7. July 5, 2010 8:50 pm

    Fabulous pics!

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