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Saturday, July 4, 2009

Celebrating The Fourth, Travis and Troops Everywhere in Style

This is a special day. It is a Fourth of July to end all fourths for me because today my grandson who returned from two tours of duty in Iraq is finding happiness by marrying his sweetheart at the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs.

Thanks to my writing friend Yvonne Perry for suggesting that I post this on this blog. It makes a perfect celebratory wish for him and for all our troops on this day.

Carolyn Howard-Johnson wrote the foreword for Eric Dinyer's book of patriotic quotations, Support Our Troops, published by Andrews McMeel. Part of the proceeds for the book benefit Fisher House. Her chapbook of poetry won the Military Writers Society of America's award of excellence. Find it at