The assignment for the week asked what gets your patriotic juices pumping. Every week, I am pleasantly surprised by the thought and creativity that goes into the responses. None of us went for the obvious big ones, such as Red DawnSaving Private Ryan, orBand of Brothers (but I wanted to!). Here is what makes the League proud to be American…

Thanks for participating everyone! I hope you all have a fun and safe 4th of July holiday this week!  NOTE: We will take a break this week, so rest up for the League’s triumphant return on July 9.

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Around the League

Some other things that caught my eye this week on League member’s sites:


Remember, to stay a League member in good standing, you should add some links to your fellow League members in your post to help spread the love. I’ll post the new topic later today!

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