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    Jul032017

    Safe & spectacular! Plus, GRAND Social No. 262 link party for grandparents

    Safe and spectacular!

    I hereby send to you and yours sincere wishes for safe yet spectacular Independence Day celebrations!

    july fourth sparkler painting 

    Let freedom ring! (As well as tolerance, kindness, compassion, persistence, forgiveness and fortitude plus all the other bits of goodness that make me proud to be an American... despite recent missteps and muckfests.)

    Cheers!

    GRAND Social No. 262

    Cheers, too, to the long-running GRAND Social link party! You guys are amazing!

    grand social link party

    How it works:

    • All grandparent bloggers are invited to add a link. You don't have to blog about grandparenting, just be a grandparent who blogs.
    • Grandparents who do not blog (or want to share something other than their own post) are welcome to add links to other posts grandparent readers may be interested in.
    • To link up a post, copy the direct URL to the specific post — new or old — that you want to share, not the link to the blog or website home page. Then click the blue button below marked "Add your link" and follow the directions.
    • I reserve the right to remove posts I feel are inappropriate. (Which hasn't happened yet, but I feel obligated to note that, just in case.)
    • Those who add links to the GRAND Social link party will be sent a weekly reminder when the party goes live. If you prefer to be removed from that email list, feel free to do so (and you'll still be more than welcome to join the party any time).
    • If adding your own post, including a mention such as This post linked to the GRAND Social to your linked posts is appreciated. Or, you can post the GRAND Social button anywhere on your page using the following code:

    <div style="text-align: center;"><span class="full-image-inline ssNonEditable"><img src="http://www.grandmasbriefs.com/storage/GRANDsocialbutton.jpg?__SQUARESPACE_CACHEVERSION=1403499127249" alt="" /></span></div>

    • The GRAND Social linky accepts posts through Wednesday evening, so please come back to see those added after your first visit.
    • If you're not a linker, you have the pleasure of being a reader. Those sharing a link would be honored to have you visit, read and, if so moved, leave a comment even if just "Hey, stopping by from the GRAND Social." Bloggers who link are encouraged to visit and comment on the links of other bloggers, as well.

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    Reader Comments (5)

    Have a Happy 4th Lisa!

    July 3, 2017 | Unregistered CommenterGrandma Kc

    Have a Happy and Safe 4th of July!

    July 3, 2017 | Unregistered CommenterPat

    Have a great 4th of July Lisa. Thak you for your 262nd Grand Social.
    Joy

    July 3, 2017 | Unregistered CommenterJoy@aVintageGreen

    Hope you have a wonderful and cool (temperature wise) 4th of July!

    July 3, 2017 | Unregistered CommenterNina Lewis

    Thanks for the good wishes and the same to you and yours. Thank you. too. for another spectacular"Grand Social!

    July 4, 2017 | Unregistered CommenterAnn
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