Happy Independence Day!!

July 4, 2012 BY CJ Isaac

Letter from John Adams to Abigail Adams

July 3, 1776

“Yesterday, the greatest question was decided, which ever was debated in America, and a greater, perhaps, never was nor will be decided among men. A resolution was passed without one dissenting colony, “that these United Colonies are, and of right ought to be, free and independent States, and as such they have, and of right ought to have, full power to make war, conclude peace, establish commerce, and to do all other acts and things which other States may rightfully do.” You will see in a few days a Declaration setting forth the causes which have impelled us to this mighty revolution, and the reasons which will justify it in the sight of God and man. A plan of confederation will be taken up in a few days. …

…The second day of July, 1776, will be the most memorable epocha in the history of America. I am apt to believe that it will be celebrated by succeeding generations as the great anniversary festival. It ought to be commemorated, as the day of deliverance, by solemn acts of devotion to God Almighty. It ought to be solemized with pomp and parade, with shows, games, sports, guns, bells, bonfires, and illuminations, from one end of this continent to the other, from this time forward, forevermore.

You will think me transported with enthusiasm, but I am not. I am well aware of the toil, and blood, and treasure, that it will cost us to maintain this declaration, and support and defend these States. Yet, through all the gloom, I can see the rays of ravishing light and glory. I can see that the end is more than worth all the means, and that posterity will triumph in that day’s transaction, even although we should rue it, which I trust in God we shall not.”

What a great letter. Let us remember the sacrifice our forefathers made to establish this amazing country we live in. I am so thankful to live in a country such as this. We hope you all have a wonderfully fun and safe “great anniversary festival”!

Happy Father’s Day!

June 15, 2012 BY Leigh Anna

We just wanted to send a big THANK YOU to all the wonderful dads out there. We hope you get plenty of BBQ, ice cream, and naps this weekend.

Welcome Catherine!

May 23, 2012 BY CJ Isaac

We are so excited to have Catherine on board for the summer as our summer intern! She is as sweet as can be and so fun to be around. A little welcome to Catherine for coming on board, cause we are thrilled to have her as part of the team.

A little about Catherine
• Favorite buys: Diptyque Candles and Oribe Dry Texturizing Spray
• Her favorite thing to do in the summer is eat Dreesen’s Donuts in the East Hampton Village
• Her dream job is to be a Second Grade teacher at Buckley School
• Favorite Restaurant: Daniel

WELCOME CATHERINE! :)

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