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Pain't That America: The Front Yard Patriotism of Gary Thumberg

It’s a clich√©, sure, but you can’t miss it.

No, the sweet, pre-war two-story brick home would look a lot like many others found in Pittsburgh’s down-river boroughs but for the wealth–some might say… 916 more words


Happy Independence Day, USA!

This photo was taken in historic Alexandria Virginia this past December. How appropriate for today!

All of my friends in the USA, Happy Fourth! Here’s hoping to better days for tomorrow.

Kathi Isserman

Flag Post: A Very Orbit Independence Day 2017

If congress ever grants Puerto Rico the right to become America’s fifty-first state, it will likely be a very good thing for the island–at least, its electorate are optimistic. 980 more words


Deep Dishin' on the Hub's Bday

Hi sweet friends! Hope you are having a great start to your 4th of July week! We just got back from D.C. where we spent a few days sight-seeing and attending a friend’s wedding. 386 more words

American Pride 

Location: North LongfellowPhoto: Ashley Yellick

Memorial Day

Last week was Memorial Day, a time intended for deep reflection on the loss of fallen soldiers. It can be that, but mostly it isn’t. Instead it’s another day to promote sales on mattresses or enjoy a long weekend of barbecues. 161 more words