We cherish every star and every stripe

Don't you love it when a picture says it all? Here sits little Van all decked out in red, white and blue. His innocent heart and bright eyes know nothing of the trials others have endured in order that we are able to celebrate freedom today. Throughout history, humankind has struggled in many ways to earn, promote and encourage freedom. This grandmother hopes that Van and his generation may know peaceful hearts and hopeful minds that all may enjoy the bliss and responsibilities that freedom brings.