4.7.09


I love America.  Because I don't pay taxes, perhaps, or just don't know any better.
I love McDonald's and picnics.
Spam
Nordstrom's
cotton
General Tso's chicken
National Geographic calendars  
grandstands
dancing
marble floors
philanthropy 
My brother bought pants that were stitched from an old American flag, and I love wearing them. 

10 comments:

  1. Happy fourth Mary! I pay taxes and I love America too:). I love all the things on your list, well except for Spam. General Tso's chicken, at least the modern sweet version, is totally American.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/General_Tso%27s_chicken

    Yet another coincidence. I was writing about Colonel Sanders and picnics, then read your post mentioning McDonald's and picnics.

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  2. Happy 4th of July! The pants sound amazing

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  3. General Tso's is the best! All those things are pretty great. Even spam, cause it makes me feel that split second of happiness when i think i'm getting actual mail.

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  4. I'm thinking.. did you mean spam as in the food or spam email?

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  5. I meant spam the food. I've never eaten it, and don't plan to, but it was a staple in my parents' diets growing up, and seems very American to me, Strangely, my grandfather took my grandma to the Spam Museum in Southern Minnesota for their 40th wedding anniversary. I also have a spam t shirt.

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  6. You make a good point there. I've never eaten it either, but it is very American.Having grown up in a (sort-of) kosher home, I still have a hard time eating pork.

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  7. happy fourth of july to you.
    reading this makes me realise that many of the things i love about australia are not, in fact, australian.

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  8. patriotism rules, right?!

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  9. oh and thanks for your cute comment. i really dig your blog. link exchange?!

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    http://blackspacemilan.blogspot.com/

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