This year we spent Independence Day at the West Ladies' homestead for the first part of the day and then headed over to the Burton's house for the second part. The earlier part was filled with a reading of the Declaration of Independence, a recitation of Patrick Henry's speech, a reading of the constitution and singing The Star-Spangled Banner. Then hamburgers, roasted potatoes, sweet tea and homemade icecream were waiting for us at the Burton's.
We ended our day at the Burton's for some great fellowship. They are one of the first families we met here in Tennessee. They welcomed us with open arms and waffles with homemade blueberry syrup. We arrived in Tennessee in our moving truck on a Friday, July 25th and the Monday after, we were picking blueberries with this precious family. I can't begin to tell you how they have been a blessing to us.
Our family in front of the West's Little Store
Watermelon staying cool in the creek
Yes, this is a baby deer!