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7 Patriotic Lenses for your 4th of July Reading Pleasure

Happy 4th of July!

We asked our Giants to share a patriotic lens or two that we could show off here today.  So, in between the burgers and the fireworks we hope you’ll find a few minutes to enjoy each of the following.

Is The Star-Spangled Banner Our Most American Song?

1. Is The Star-Spangled Banner Our Most American Song?

I try to keep a straight face, but the Star- Spangled Banner still brings a lump in my throat every time I hear it float over my 50,000 associates at Yankee Stadium. That’s where I hear it most often. I squeeze my eyelids to hold back tears. I have th…

Isn't America The Beautiful Our True National Anthem?

2. Isn’t America The Beautiful Our True National Anthem?

Can we make room for another American national anthem – America The Beautiful, a song so rounded and inclusive, it’s already or national hymn, if not an official anthem. Maybe a country as fast and complicated as the United States needs two anthems ju…

My Patriotic Buffet Table for Our Summer Party

3. My Patriotic Buffet Table for Our Summer Party

I love summer and hanging out in the back yard. I especially love the planned and impromptu parties and get- togethers we end up hosting each year. For our family (here in the USA), summer begins Memorial Weekend and doesn’t end until Labor Day Weeken…

All Patriotic Crafts

4. All Patriotic Crafts

Making patriotic crafts to celebrate the 4th of July and Memorial Day is one way to show your love of country. Children know how to make patriotic crafts and love to help decorate for any of the holidays, and Memorial Day and the 4th of July are no excepti…

Fourth of July Safety Tips for a Safe and Sane Celebration

5. Fourth of July Safety Tips for a Safe and Sane Celebration

Years ago, when he was a teenager, a friend of mine was blinded when he was trying to set off fireworks in his backyard. He had purchased the fireworks legally from a stand in rural Texas and thought he was being careful. Unfortunately, he wasn’t care…

Comfort Food: British & American

6. Comfort Food: British & American

This site recently appointed a Comfort Food Contributor which resulted in quite a conversation between me and himself. What exactly,we asked ourselves, is comfort food? That naturally developed into the further discussion between us – a couple of Brits liv…

How America Was Remade In Blood On The Gettysburg Battlefield

7. How America Was Remade In Blood On The Gettysburg Battlefield

When you drive through the rolling hills of southern Pennsylvania, passing the little towns along the route where Confederate General Robert E. Lee led his troops, it’s not possible to really imagine 71,000 men and boys marching through here on their…

Robin Svedi aka rms is a Community Organizer and member of the Creative Team at Squidoo.com where her daily mission is to help lensmasters build better and more successful lenses about the things they know and love.

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    Happy 4th of July! :)

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