Tag: Fourth of July

Following the Founding Fathers’ Advice

Following the Founding Fathers’ Advice

By on 27 June, 2012 in Fun, Holidays, Karren Pell with 0 Comments

My mother used to say “Hotter than a firecracker on the Fourth of July,” and she had never been to Alabama. Nonetheless, the adage is a good description of the weather in good old Montgomery for our nation’s independence celebration. The long range forecast predicts temperatures close to 100 degrees, high humidity and only a […]

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Neighborhood Heroes

Neighborhood Heroes

One of my fellow agents on July 4th sent me a copy of the Declaration of Independence, which I had not read in a long, long time. And apparently I had never before read — really read — the final sentence: And for the support of this Declaration, with a firm reliance on the protection […]

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Fourth of July Parade

Fourth of July Parade

By on 2 July, 2011 in Fun, Holidays with 0 Comments

Posting will be slow over the holiday weekend, but we are pleased to share an announcement from our friends at the Cloverdale-Idlewild Neighborhood Association: 2011 Annual 4th of July Neighborhood Parade & Band Party Monday, July 4, 2011 Hosted by the Cloverdale-Idlewild Neighborhood Association Everyone is welcome!! The PARADE will start at 2:00pm at the […]

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Independence Day Plans

Independence Day Plans

By on 20 June, 2010 in City Living, City services, Fun, Government, Holidays with 0 Comments

The beach is an oil-covered dead zone. The mountains (even those with a cheeseball laser show and a “rock man“)? Meh. No, no. The world is big and scary out there — and gasoline costs too much. Add in the risks of car wrecks and state troopers (to say nothing of the horror that the […]

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