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Thank you so much for taking the time to visit. Hope you enjoy your stay. I blog here whenever I feel the need. This blog was created at the time my memoir came out, in February, 2009. Its motto was: creating a life of inner peace and self-acceptance from the depths of despair. Now, my focus is sharing this journey we call life.

“Only one thing is more frightening than speaking your truth, and that is not speaking it.” Naomi Wolf

“We are called human beings, not human doings.” Wes Nisker, Buddhist teacher

“It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood; who strives valiantly; who errs…(And) if he fails, at least fails while daring greatly.” Theodore Roosevelt

Monday, July 4, 2011

Happy Independence Day

To everyone out there, Happy Freedom Day, whether you live here in the U.S. where it is the day we celebrate our independence from Great Britain, or elsewhere, here's to freedom in all its glory.

Blessings,
Karen

24 comments:

Odie Langley said...

I hope you have a happy one as well Karen, almost 7 AM here at Celebrity Dairy and everyone is asleep but me except for the goats that are being milked as I type. After our breakfast at 8:30 we'll pack up and head home. It has been one of our better vacations.

welcome to my world of poetry said...

Happy July 4th Karen .......from Great Britain.
I was in your country recnetly and was treated with the utmost respect, I thoroughly enjoyed my stay thanks to the people of America.
Yvonne.

Jules said...

Here's to freedom! I sure hope you have a colorful display of a holiday. (I know you guys probably aren't going to have fireworks.)
Jules @ Trying To Get Over The Rainbow

Siv Maria said...

Have a great celebration day and stay safe.

Suze said...

Good morning, my dear Karen! Happy 4th!

Linda Hoye said...

Happy 4th, Karen

Karen Walker said...

Odie, so glad you and Linda are enjoying yourselves.
Yvonne, that is wonderful news - I think we Americans can be quite rude sometimes - glad you had a good experience.
Jules, I wish they'd ban fireworks altogether here - it's a tinderbox. There will be a big display at a huge park, where it's safe.
Siv, thanks so much.
Suze, good morning to you, too. Enjoy the day with your family.
Linda, you, too.
Karen

L.G.Smith said...

Have a great 4th of July. Celebrate!!

L. Diane Wolfe said...

Here's to freedom!

K.C. Woolf said...

To freedom! :-)

Melissa Ann Goodwin said...

Karen, Happy day to you too! I'm getting comfortable with Twitter, and I just tweeted about your book. :-)

Jemi Fraser said...

Happy 4th Karen! Freedom is SO important!

anthony stemke said...

Hope you had a wonderful Independence day celebration.

Liz Fichera said...

Happy 4th to you as well, Karen! Hope you had a wonderful day.

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