Independence Day

Independence Day

It was July 4, 1976. The bicentennial of the United States of America. I was 11 years old and in the summer between 5th and 6th grade. I was a history geek at that time (and frankly still am!). I was able to recite the list of Presidents in order from Washington to...

Extra Points – Independence

This is my annual 4th of July post for Extra Points. As a proud member of the Sons of the American Revolution, I am happy to share with you this tradition that I started several years ago. The following video is the reading of the Declaration of Independence. The...