Tag Archives: Fourth of July

Giving Context to Words


Earlier this month, the United States commemorated the Fourth of July, a holiday marked by traditions such as fireworks, cookouts, parades, and NPR broadcasting a reading of the Declaration of Independence. This year, NPR added something new to the mix: … Continue reading

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July Underway


Happy July! Like many others in my region, I entered the month of July with no electricity. A derecho took lives, in addition to knocking down trees and power lines. This huge beech at the United States Capitol fell: Luckily, … Continue reading

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