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June 26, 2004

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» Independence Day from Mudville Gazette
Freedom Week continues. Shortly before we moved to Germany I was able to actually use one of the oldest jokes in the book on my kids. We were discussing holidays in Germany. "Do they have Christmas?" "Of course" "Easter?" "Yes... [Read More]

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First off, take your camera to your local fireworks show. Greyhawk and Diggs have some ideas of what to do with them. ...if you deal in the medal collectors market, keep and eye out for these stolen Medals of Honor.... [Read More]

» Indypendence Day from Mudville Gazette
This project began with a suggestion from Diggs (who's somewhere in the Middle East): Take some pictures of your town's fireworks and send them to a soldier you know over here from your town. Let them know that back home,... [Read More]

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John Doe

Well said.

Here in Seattle, Veteran's Day is probably the holiday most completely ignored by the media and political class. On the other hand Earth Day (Lenin's Birthday by the way) is widely covered. I suppose each nation wants to celebrate its own heritage and so changing holidays reflect changing populations.

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