My husband and I were ruminating today about a lovely local custom we enjoyed when we first moved to Florida. The local Girl Scouts troop would patrol streets after sundown on 7/3 and implant American flags on the outer skirts of people’s front lawns and we would wake up on the 4th with a neat surprise.
No more! People complained about the infringement upon private property and so this was stopped. Legally, the complaints were valid, but whatever happened to the whimsical element of unexpected patriotism?