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Our family remembers Independence Day

Reprinted and adapted from 2020 My father was proud he was born on the July 4, 1919. Jerome Blaska served in WW2, was elected to the state legislature where he chaired the Highway Committee building the Interstate, and raised six children with our … Continue reading

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Celebrating the red, white & blue. And orange!

Almost no fireworks! Does anything say God Bless America better than an Independence Day parade on a hot Wisconsin summer day?  Again this year, the Orchard Ridge neighborhood here on the SW side of Madison WI knows how to celebrate … Continue reading

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Good neighbors in a great country celebrate America’s birthday

Some others can’t get past their own hate A bleat from the Madison fire truck’s siren announced the beginning of the annual Independence Day parade in the Orchard Ridge neighborhood shortly after 11:30 Wednesday morning. There followed a squadron of … Continue reading

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