Top Ten things Not to Do on The Fourth of July

Instead of the usual top ten list, I would like to combine them all into one.

Do not forget to be grateful for the freedoms we enjoy for which someone else paid the ultimate price so we can.

Happy Birthday, United States of America.


  1. So true! Happy Birthday U.S.

  2. Reblogged this on Smorgasbord – Variety is the spice of life and commented:
    John Howell celebrates July 4th in style…

    1. Thank you, Sally. BIG HUG to you.

    1. You and yours as well, Charles.

  3. Well done, John. Happy Independence Day.

    1. Happy day to you, Teagan. HUGS. 🙂

  4. Happy Fourth, John. I wish everyone appreciated what it took to give them this holiday!

    1. I share your wish. Thanks GP. Have a good one. 🙂

  5. Olivia Stocum · ·

    Happy fourth! Have a great day!

    1. Thank you, Olivia. Happy fourth to you as well.:-)

    2. Great Post by John. Thanks everyone for stopping by.

  6. Great message, John. Hav da happy 4th!

    1. And, just in case you think I was trying to be cute, that was an iPhone selected typo 😦

      1. Ha ha ha. Didn’t even see it. 🙂

    2. Thanks, Dan. You as well. 🙂

  7. Great tribute, John! God bless America and those who fight for our freedom. Have a wonderful 4th of July.

    1. You as well, Jill.Thank you. 🙂

  8. Geraldine Lennon · ·

    lovely video. I agree.thank you for your thoughts.

    1. Thanks Geri. Happy Fourth.

  9. Reblogged this on Jeanne Owens, author and commented:
    Happy Independence Day!!

    1. Thank you for the nice reblog. 🙂

      1. You’re welcome 🙂

  10. Short, sweet, and to the point — well done, John. Happy Fourth to you and yours!

    1. Happy fourth to you, Debbie.

  11. Very true. Happy Independence Day!

    1. Thanks, John 🙂

  12. Happy 4th of July, John!! Great reminders.

  13. Happy 4th, John! And great selection … I hadn’t heard Marvin Gaye’s rendition before.

    1. I really like it. There is so much respect and love in that rendition.

  14. Happy Fourth, John.

    1. And to you Hook.

    2. Thanks for stopping by the reblog!!!

  15. I felt like saying “Amen” after that suggestion, John. Happy Independence Day! —- Suzanne

    1. Thank you Suzanne. 🙂

  16. Happy 4th John. Lovely tribute to beautiful America. 🙂

    1. Thank you so much. 🙂

  17. Terrific blog John, as you can see from all the comments!!

    1. Thanks, Micki. I appreciate it.

  18. Amen to that!

    1. Thanks, Pilgrim

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