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TAG : fourth of July

A Nation Celebrates

Celebrating the Fourth of July has always been fun for me. It's the time to celebrate our nation's birthday. My most frequent memory of celebrating July Fourth is eating watermelon and setting off fireworks at night. Of course now as an adult, I'd rather sit back and watch the fireworks than ...

Berry Patriotic Trifle Recipe

More from this issue: Cherry Angel Cream Cake Recipe Easy Homemade Strawberry Ice Cream Recipe Fresh Fruit Cream Cheese Pie Recipe Red, White and Blue Delight More from Capper's Farmer: Brown Butter Creamy Apple Pie Recipe Celebration Lime Cheesecake Bars ...

Fourth of July

It's getting time to celebrate our nation's birthday; the fourth of July is almost here. I don't know about where you live, but here in northeast Missouri the American flag is everywhere you look. Firework stands have already started to pop up; every time I turn around, there's another ...

Fourth of July on Homestead Logging Roads

One glorious Fourth of July early in this century will alwaysremain in my memory. We lived in a sawmill town where the log trains brought the big pine logs from the forest to be sawed into lumber, which was stacked to dry, planed, then loaded into boxcars for shipping. This was a company-owned ...

Land of Opportunity: Immigrants Arrived in Time for Fourth of July Celebrations

My grandpa, William Schmidt, was born in Prussia. At the age of 8 he came with his family to America, the land of opportunity. They came on the sailing vessel Charlotte. After a voyage of nine weeks and three days, they landed in New York on July 3. The next day, being the Fourth of July, ...

Outhouse Ruins Fourth of July Plans

The family car disappeared down the lane on the way to the big Fourth of July celebration at the county seat, leaving the two daughters of the family waiting for their young men to call for them.The girls decided to make a final trip "down the path." No more had they reached their destination ...

Hard-Headed People

I am a hard-headed person. I know that because my parents told me so. My husband tends to agree with them; probably a couple of my old teachers are nodding their heads with agreement. I think my children would say I was stubborn. So what’s the difference between stubborn and hard-headed? ...