Wednesday, July 4, 2007

Independence Day

Promenade at Bonita Bay

This is the closest I could get to red, white and blue...Actually, it is more like pinkish, blue and cream, but you get my point, right?

"...I am apt to believe that it will be celebrated by succeeding generations...with pomp and parade, with shows, games, sports, guns, bells, bonfires, and illuminations, from one end of this continent to the other..." President John Adams, in a letter to his wife, July 3rd, 1776.

To all of you celebrating today: Happy 4th of July! For the rest of you: Happy hump day!

20 comments:

laurel said...

I love the way the color pops! Happy 4th!

Kate said...

Visually it's far more appealing than yesterday's photo. Have a good 4th. Can't find a small town parade here anymore, tho.

pusa said...

happy 4th of july :)

Rauf said...

You made John Adams turn in his grave Isabella. He must be banging his head against the tombstone. Please please somebody go tell this silly girl Isabella that i hate pink, and tell her that it is not red in the flag it is crimson. give me her phone number i'll call her myself and i'll give her a piece of my mind.

Lavenderlady said...

Rauf's comment made me laugh! Poor John.

Olivier said...

bonne idée ces ballons ;o) je te souhaite une joyeuse fête du 4th juillet. peut être des photos de feux d'artifices demain ?


good idea these balloons ;O) I wish you a merry festival of the 4th July. can be photographs of fires of artifices tomorrow?

Peter said...

Dont worry Isabella, even if the colours are not perfect, the message is clear: You wish us to wish you a happy 4th!!!

... thanks for the answer to yesterday's post and congratulations to Olivier !

Abraham Lincoln said...

Happy Fourth to you too.

Abraham Lincoln
Read about the robins
Read about Japanese Beetles

Jilly said...

Happy 4th July, Isabella

'Happy Hump Day! Does 'hump' mean the same in American English as English English, I wonder?!....;)

Dina said...

Happy 4th of July to you too. Here in Malta tonight I am invited over at our friends (from america) who have organized a bbq and will celebrate 4th of July in the middle of the mediterranean.

Frank said...

Wow, you Napelonians go all out on the 4th!
I think I'll go hump now, thanks for reminding me.

Moi said...

:) have a happy july 4th, Isabella :)

Nikon said...

The colors fit right in - I hope that you have a good 4th & get to see some good fireworks.

alice said...

Happy 4th July, Isabella!

Ex-Shammickite said...

Your red, white and blue are lovely.... and if pink, cream, and blue do it for you.... that's fine!!
I haven't been blogging for a few days, we have had a long weekend Strawberry Festival to celebrate Canada Day, lot's of things to do, people to see, check it out on my blog..... and Happy 4th of July!

GMG said...

Sorry for the long late comment on the flip side of paradise... Unfortunately I couldn't follow your suggestion on Blogtrotter and visit earlier. Thanks for your comments there!
Happy fourth of July. And catch the fireworks; love it!

isabella said...

Rauf - I bet you would look smashing in hot pink ;-)

Jilly - whichever humping definition you prefer is fine with me ;-) However, just to be clear, Americans refer to Wednesday as a hump to get over in order to reach the weekend!

Hope all of you had a fun day! I still hear the fireworks in my head...

Chris in Madison said...

Happy 4th!

Miguel Angel Servellón said...

Beautiful photography, good work.
Congratulations.
Happy 4th

Fabrizio ikol22 said...

Very very in late I cannot wish you an Happy 4th of July but I hope you spent a nice one. Con tutto il cuore.