Archive for July, 2016

E Pluribus Garden

Traditionally, on the Fourth of July, you, me, and our 323,995,528 fellow Americans unite to honor and celebrate our nation’s 240th birthday. We bask in a happy blend of patriotism, love-thy-neighbor friendliness, and pre-electronic fun. Founding Father and future president John Adams anticipated the character of our jubilant annual observance: “It ought to be solemnized [...]