Canada Day is July 1, Independence Day July 4, and Bastille Day July 14. Canada Day celebrates the merging of three colonies into a country, July 4 the 1776 signing of the Declaration of Independence, and July 14 the beginning of the French Revolution.
Do you think that July has a little something special in the air?
If you’re in need of some dandy words to incorporate into an essay, story, or poem this month (we all need the practice), how about these:
I’m giving myself a challenge to write a poem using all of the words in that list. Want to join me? Come on . . it’ll be fun 🙂 Post yours in the comment box or email them directly to me.
By the way, if you’re ever in Philadelphia, go to the Christ Church Burial Ground. Buried there are Benjamin Franklin, Francis Hopkinson, Joseph Hewes, George Ross, and Dr. Benjamin Rush – all signers of the Declaration of Independence.