Monday, July 4, 2011

The pursuit of happiness...

Happy Independence Day!

US Flag Backlit
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A few quotes on the topic of happiness to consider as we celebrate Independence Day...

We hold these truths to be self evident: that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights, that among these are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness
~from the Declaration of Independence

Happy is he who has the God of Jacob for his help, whose hope is in the Lord his God...
~Psalm 146:5

You have to love a nation that celebrates its independence every July 4, not with a parade of guns, tanks, and soldiers who file by the White House in a show of strength and muscle, but with family picnics where kids throw Frisbees, the potato salad gets iffy, and the flies die from happiness. You may think you have overeaten, but it is patriotism.
~Erma Bombeck

A safe and happy 4th to all!

Click here to read the Declaration of Independence in its entirety.
Click here for more about happiness.


  1. Happy 4th of July!

    Ohhh I wanted to comment on your muffins but alas no comment button to click. You can put white chocolate in the recipe and then it will count as the white for sure. [o;

    I look forward to reading all your muffin recipes in the future too!

    Blessings and ((HUGS))

  2. Thanks! Fixed the comment problem...not sure what happened! Happy b-day! ~Lisa


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