Tuesday, June 01, 2010

The 30 Best Things About Summer, 4

The streets seem to always be lined with American flags.

I'm not what you'd call superpatriotic. I love my country as much as the next guy-- and more than many so-called Tea Partiers -- but I rarely put up an American flag or spontaneously recite the Pledge of Allegiance and when I do sing The Star-Spangled Banner it's usually to drive another song out of my head.

But all the really patriotic holidays come in the summer, and the cities where I live have always lined the streets with flags for those holidays. And I like seeing that.

Other Best Things About Summer

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