Monday, July 5, 2010

Happy Birthday, USA! 234 Candles...

Francis Scott Key penned a four-stanza poem for what became our National Anthem. We all know the first verse - the remainder is pretty obscure. I offer the last section with BEST WISHES for your holiday...

Blest with victory and peace, may the heav'n rescued land
Praise the Power that hath made and preserved us a nation.
Then conquer we must, when our cause it is just,
And this be our motto: "In God is our trust."
And the star-spangled banner in triumph shall wave
O'er the land of the free and the home of the brave!

Check out Matthew Milliken's story in the Herald-Sun about July 4th at the DBAP. We had a record-setting crowd for the game and fireworks...close to 12K. Ashley Yarber snapped this shot of two young patriots...