Monday, July 5, 2010

uncle sam at the saint james general store




























I took this photograph back in december thinking I would save it for the fourth of july. I know today is the 5th, but since the 4th fell on a sunday here in the states, today is the day the banks, library, post office and all the rest of the government offices are closed in celebration of the 4th.
as for me, I will be working on a painting all day. if I make some progress, I hope to get away for a walk on the beach. whatever it is you are doing, I hope your day is a wonderful one.
 on a side note, I am actually writing this sunday night & if you heard the racket outside that I am hearing now, you would think we were in a war zone.

17 comments:

Glennis said...

Great photo for Independence Day,

Hey Harriet said...

That's cute! Have fun with your painting and please share it here once you've finished. And enjoy your beach walk. Sounds like a lovely day you have planned :)

Hilda said...

He's cute! Though I'm glad he's carrying a firecracker-rocket rather than a missile-rocket. And I'm glad that's all you're hearing outside your window too.

Happy Independence Day!

Shell Sherree said...

What a dear Uncle Sam! That's a beautiful way to spend your day, Lily... enjoy!

David C. said...

Nice photo. I'm impressed you could remember where to find it after six months.

Daryl said...

Belated happy 4th ... love this and the swag flag

Marlene said...

That is a very fun picture. You certainly seem to have some stores on that coast that would be so fun to explore.

Bibi said...

December? Wow, that's a great find for aF Fourth of July shot!

Jacob said...

Well done! We've moved into a 55 plus community so we no longer get fireworks blasting away all night and bottle rockets landing on our roof! Thank goodness!

Would love to see your painting!

Fred Miller said...

He's a nice round-faced Uncle Sam, not the lantern-jawed old meanie from the poster. Good one.

Lois said...

Very cute shot! He looks like he is trying to sing.

Paz said...

awesome photo -- here and below!

paz

Lianne said...

happy 4th of july! :) uncle sam is really cute.

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Pietro said...

Very nice image, Lily!
I hope your painting is going well and I'd like to see it (if possible) when finished.
Happy Tuesday :-)

Alexa said...

Hope you will share your painting, and hope you had a festive Fourth, Lily! Just came by to catch up, as I've
been Internetless down in the VA countryside since last week. Love what you've posted the past several days!

This Is My Blog - fishing guy said...

Lily: That was great planning.

Kitty said...

ah, this photo just breathes 'Americana' to me. Great vignette.