The Day After Independence

It’s 3 a.m., so this should be a short post. I should, after all, be sound asleep. However, it’s time to pay some of the cost of celebration. I’ll get to that in a second, but first, “celebration,” you say? Yes! Remember that I’m one of those lucky souls who knows several homes. I’m an American, but I’ve chosen to live in the United Kingdom for the last decade of my life, which makes July 4th a complex day, to say the least. Most people, even here, know that the 4th of July is American Independence Day. Although my neighbour […]