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And on our minds and I mean it's just sort of poetic but yesterday I I was at at my house and I I there was any.
Hummingbird that came inside Michael.
Like Armenia and it was so small and so fragile looking.
And it was -- you know I got sort -- stuck in my house and it took me a long time but I finally got a broom.
And I got to it and you know you're trying to explain that I wasn't going to hurt and it was going to be okay.
And it's settling into my broom and it looked at me with -- little guys right.
That was so small like that and the city into the room and I Kerry and -- put it out the window and it flew away and I thought.
The book I I thought how.
The moment it was in my house how it it probably felt Kraft and it did not feel the three -- -- that we knew that it would think -- as to what's going on overseas as to what's going gonna receive it.
And in putting this together to come here to -- you know it's really.
It really is that we are like you know if the have a certain amount of freedom and and -- -- this that.
Many other countries so we have to be thankful that -- some photographs.
And I have some places that I would cut.
It in right.
Well you know.
Their places all over the country that have -- star spangled celebration -- -- -- out of you and I mentioned Bristol, Rhode Island.
And it if you put the picture -- -- -- would they have still going on from their original thirteen gunshots they they still have -- Mitt this amazing parade.
That they put on every year and they do a big pageant they have -- -- yeah.
And this is part of that -- exactly and they do they have a great vote drum and bugle corps and they of course do you fireworks as well.
But the thing that I think that is then there's the -- -- dual -- but I think that being bit and it makes it amazing.
Is the tradition part of the fact that they carried on traditions and in our own.
You know families and and in life there are certain traditions that we have I told you about my grandfather and and our tradition with -- did make nice home ice cream and shoot fireworks are back it's like where.
And I think that's important for all of us as as families or couples are you know.
What our tradition -- we'll.
Get an idea that this company octagon our communities.
On well what would now be used as an industry if it if it started as -- said.
When when we first came to the country.
-- -- On the first US settlers actually brought fireworks I think I and an actual the food the food.
Well I -- hot dogs is there yet -- in hot dog that later creation.
But the idea of the barbecues and and cook out and and -- celebrations and food.
Certainly because in Philadelphia had and 1777.
The first big dinner on July 4 for the continental congress said they established sort of that it was.
A time to get together and have good food and eat.
-- Angeles sports so.
Suppose that and then -- Philadelphia that year the senior.
The display of fireworks.
And incidentally about fireworks.
When George Washington was inaugurated in 1789.
One of the only things -- -- -- for his inauguration.
In Washington is fun -- like you know it's like well because.
At the certainly that the sound of them I guess in the colors of them and you know as a kid you about them and instills an adult I mean look at them two million people they don't gather.
Mostly -- me you know those new numbers in the Macy's day fireworks celebration what July and that if you're traveling in the area and being here -- it.
This is that -- they are spectacular.
It's just an incredible display music that warm summer night and yet they want summer -- -- -- out there.
The blanket and picnic.
Gathering around looking at East River and -- -- -- not yet -- back -- active adult.
This year they've moved -- to -- Hitler -- and you know fine line.
Because it's the fluid evolving an anniversary but -- the 400 anniversary.
The long time that Henry Hudson.
Discovered and shelled out.
So they decided for historic say took it over the Hudson for this year.
-- and it should be fantastic you know every year the.
But it ended up close after the statue of liberty at but it definitely goes out and yeah -- -- -- -- exactly what exactly did that I've seen fireworks at liberty and it's just.
It's on fire you take your breath away -- -- One year friend had a boat.
A little small boat and we went out in the boat you know night friends and if it felt like fireworks and land in about it was they were right about that but it was so beautiful and so amazing.
I think -- -- If there.
-- Emails that at them that they the parade -- used to mark in the race her uncle's home is on the parade route.
It's an amazing -- love -- now we're in Houston and he misses it.
Douglas -- -- in Houston Texans now.
That's great you are remembering something special.
That obviously there and 7077.
In fact that the you know.
It's me Paris -- Refused balance policy duplicate the court that very -- state.
And it's so I know it's not the same but at least you'll definitely.
Get eaten up.
It celebrates -- -- certainly but that I appreciate that very much.
Gordon says one -- you think great job at what had terrific.
Gordon thank -- I think that.
Well yes it is as well information about the interesting celebrations.
America -- I'd love.
America I feel so proud and happy to live in America I really do and I think.
America what the thing that things about America is that how we look at from all over the world is that we are looked at as the people who have fun right and so I.
I like celebrating and being.
Things in the way we.
I -- -- brat who is writing to us that.
-- -- celebrate what our son is coming home on leave well no wonder that he'd bring his buddies who live too far from their base to be with family all of us together.
They -- it -- picnic I've been doing this company we're so proud of him.
And a happy he's back -- from Iraq and wishing him well that he may be deployed to Afghanistan later on my goodness.
Nothing could -- that all need to get some money celebration of our military is still protecting all of us.
You know that is so special that they got -- got -- and -- the people who are putting him live online and single day.
So that we have to fight on our own stores here it's just -- humbling.
And it's amazing sacrifice that -- -- -- me and hundreds of thousands of families make.
With their sons and daughters who are on the front -- it's really sacrifice -- it and there -- patriots.
And patriots need to.
Reflect on that that serve as that's part of what we're about.
And they sometimes -- look at a lot of -- and -- my -- but I think if someone -- hopefully.
You guys -- some real good quality time it sounds like you well because that.
-- like I'd like pardon me who would like to be back at that it was a wonderful.
-- luckily I golf course in Sacramento and the golf club is putting -- him.
Big barbecue with a community the fireworks are within -- and we live off the river.
-- -- in Sacramento -- -- who.
Lean on them glad you have that opportunity to take in the fireworks.
Real estate location location location.
You're looking at some point it's important.
That you -- touch that field and that's great if you're a chance -- And you.
It is -- out there in the present life one.
That's very big media that the company -- -- -- unikom.
Bob thing Bob good and bad that I.
Might like this is it.
It felt -- -- in July are not yet we always getting our.
If you -- up yeah.
Yeah I've accumulated other.
I think it's great they keep them you know.
There -- a couple -- places that I would talk about just it just and it's at least you know.
Dalembert tennis the does something fun and they have the first parade.
July 4 -- every year and the reason they have the -- but it's because it's at twelve midnight.
So it turns 1201.
Until I -- And they start their parade and you know the town of Dalembert.
I did it -- there there it is right there I mean the whole town comes out and they they actually.
You can't go to sleep because it's so loud and Dalembert on on the morning of July or.
And so they and then later in the day but it for the kids you can't be awake and early hours they have.
And you river -- -- god and so they basically anything that you can create.
That will float.
-- plug on some people have made like match books that spoke Mattson.
And Barbara cookies and things like that and they have this really fun celebration it does.
All day long and -- I I would appoint him wonderful wonderful -- Speaking of the British.
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