Happy Fourth of July Weekend!

The wife and kids are on the way to Panama City right now, going to hang out at the beach, while I am stuck here in worksville. All is not too bad though as all of my managers should be working today and I will come home to enjoy a beer or two.

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While I was putting RePete, the five-year-old, to bed last night we discussed July Fourth and the fact that it is considered the official birthday of our country. When I told her that the United States of America is now 232 years old she said, “wow, that’s even older than you…”
By the way, I am testing out FriendFeed integration into the site, so if the comments look wonky or the process gets screwed up, that is why. I just added the necessary code to my templates but I am not 100% sure I got it right…

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This is my open track-back post for the Fourth of July weekend. Happy Independence Day folks! If you want your Fourth of July post to be be linked from here, send a ping this way and the link will show up at the bottom of the post!

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