What holidays do you love to celebrate? And happy 4th of July!

I read an interesting–and to me, depressing–article in the New York Times yesterday about how the American flag itself is now considered by many a partisan symbol. The same is true for the 4th of July, one of this country’s most beloved holidays. Where I live, there is intense disagreement over how to celebrate the founding of our nation, at least on the part of policy makers.

I’ve always loved the 4th although now that my kids are grown I no longer make this cake. […]