vrijdag 4 juli 2014

Happy 4th of July!

You and your country have given me some of the best times of my life. Every time I visit I try to meet and speak to more of you so I get to understand more of your country and how it works.  And the more reasons I find to love it and to respect it.
Every system has its drawbacks but count yourselves lucky you live in a country that gives you so much personal freedom and challenges you to be the best you can be.
You are right to celebrate this!
There is a wonderful series of Dutch tv right now made by Michiel Vos, the Dutch son in law of Nancy Pelosi, the Democratic Leader of the House of Representatives, on his journey to become a real American (for Americans, if you can watch this in the US, some fun, private scenes of Nancy Pelosi in this as well). The second episode will air tonight on VPRO.
For everyone, enjoy this beautiful summer day and have a great weekend!

8 opmerkingen:

  1. thanks I feel lucky everyday to live in this country, I love this pincushion too cute, I need to find small scale flag fabric to make one too

  2. I’ve seen the first episode, love it and it’s also kind of an eyeopener!

  3. Dat wordt uitzending gemist kijken als we terug zijn!

  4. Cute pincushion! Hope you have a great weekend!

  5. Super sweet pincushion! I'm not always thrilled about our government and who's currently in power, but I am very glad to live here!

  6. Ik probeer ook altijd een tikkeltje van de sfeer op te snuiven die dag vb. door naar het liedje van Amy Macdonald (the 4th of july) te luisteren.
    Heb je deze foto zelf gemaakt? Mooi hoor!!

  7. Ik ga ook even naar die serie kijken. Wat een geweldig speldenkussentje.

  8. Heb t opgenomen en eerste aflevering uitzending gemist!! Bedankt voor de tip!