Happy Fourth of July!  If you’re like millions of other Americans, you’re taking the day to go to the beach, so I’m sharing some of my favorite beach blanket inspo (I’m more of a rustic beach type, no sequin bikinis here, I like my beaches windblown and untouched).  Also since I just got back from Copenhagen I’m all about beach bikes and fixies!  So enjoy, but also remember, if you’re an American, how fortunate we are.  I’m probably one of the most patriotic people I know, I actually stand and put my hand over my heart when I hear the national anthem on tv in my living room.  I know, I know, it’s nutty, I just really have such civic and national pride.  It’s been a crazy year, but my comforting thought from all of the political turmoil is that, isn’t it great that we have freedom of speech?  So if you’re full of anger, say it!  No one is going to stop you, it’s a beautiful thing, and that is just one of the many reasons I love America!

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