It isn't perfect but I had a blast drawing and coloring it. It was a rough draft that took on a life of its own while I talked to my cousin and drew at the same time. Earbuds give me the gift of freedom of speech. I can walk and talk at the same time. Or I can talk and doodle. These particular results are okay as is. Sure the flag doesn't look much like the real deal, the Berd is definitely feminine though; my little brush-cleaning marks are visible, and I lost my way with the fireworks, but it was fun. It tells a lot of stories. The story I see speaks to the freedoms we profess belong to everyone. Independence: noun - the fact or state of being independent. • capable of thinking or acting for oneself: advice for independent travelers.
Not to be separated, given away, or taken away; inalienable: "All of them . . . claim unalienable dignity as individuals" (Garrison Keillor). (The Free Dictionary)
Ha! I'm just saying. Oh! I feel another letter coming on.
Happy Independence Day!