The Freedom We Have

Happy 4th of July!

1.  Kristi, at Live and Love Out Loud, and Rebecca, at Bumbles and Light are hosting a Summer Edition of Nurture Photography!  The prompts for this week are Freedom and Blue.

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2.  We  had a nice view of Mount Rushmore from the top of Keystone last Thursday.  As you can see we also had a beautiful blue skied day.

3.  The Faces of Mount Rushmore remind us of the Freedoms that these past presidents achieved for our country.  Fighting for independence from England, establishing the principals that our country is ruled by, bringing an end to slavery and changing the political system of the United States.

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4.  The freedom to to act and live as we choose, without being subject to any undue restraints or limitations.  To work towards life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.  George Washington and Thomas Jefferson played a key roll in securing our Country’s right to rule itself, without interference from, or domination by, England or another power.

5.  No matter how you celebrate the Independence of our Country, remember the creative thinking, sacrifices and determination these great leaders had to build a foundation for our nation.

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15 Responses to The Freedom We Have

  1. Agreed 🙂
    Nice post!! We will spending our 4th with family, I hope you have an enjoyable 4th as well!

  2. cheri says:

    Great post!!
    We’ll be hanging around home. Maybe go to the old folks home in town and watch fireworks 🙂 Whoohoo!
    Have a great 4th.

  3. Kim says:

    I love the flag photo. Well done! Happy 4th, Robyn!

  4. Gorgeous pics of Rushmore! I was there some years ago – it truly is impressive. Hope you had a great 4th!

  5. Nancy says:

    Inspiring images of Independence Robyn! I love Independence Day. A day where all of us come together for the celebration!

    I’m hankering for another visit to Rushmore. Such a delight.

  6. Maggid says:

    Mt. Rushmore photos look better than magic . . . Wow!!!

  7. lynn says:

    I always wanted to visit Mount Rushmore, but never did get there, these are great photos and I love your flag photo!

  8. Snap says:

    I’ve never been to Mt. Rushmore … great post for the 4th.

  9. mary says:

    Wonderful Independence Day post! Your photos of Mount Rushmore are fabulous. And you are right; we owe a great deal to our intelligent, thoughtful founding fathers. They sure knew what they were doing! 🙂

  10. Molly says:

    What an amazing view… I would love to see this for myself one day

    Mollyxxx

  11. You have captured the essence of our freedom beautifully. I have never been to Mt. Rushmore, thanks for taking me along!!

  12. Rebecca says:

    Perfect shots for the themes, Robyn! The ones of Mount Rushmore are breathtaking. That’s somewhere I’d love to visit but haven’t yet had the chance.

    Thanks for taking part in the Nurture Photography Challenge!

  13. Honey Mommy says:

    Lovely pictures! I have never been to Mount Rushmore, but would love to go someday. I love your flag picture!

  14. These were wonderful, Robyn. I was so inspired by your words about our country. 🙂

    I’m so glad to have you with us agin in the Nurture Photography Challenge! I can’t wait to see what you come up with for our next theme: Gold/Evening.

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