Freckles Americana

From LONG ISLAND – by Ann Parry (
July 3, 2011

Holding American flags, the young girl, with her dog on a leash, and younger boy watched the Memorial Day Parade on Merrick Avenue – a Norman Rockwell moment right here in Merrick, New York.

It wasn’t until looking at the photos on my computer monitor that I noticed her impressive freckles.

Merrick, New York, U.S. - May 30, 2011 - Freckled girl with dog, and young boy at Memorial Day Parade, Merrick, New York, USA, on May 30, 2011. Tinted and textured noise added for vintage effect. (Ann E Parry/Ann Parry,

Merrick, New York, U.S.., May 30, 2011. Freckled girl, with dog, and boy watch parade. (© 2011 Ann Parry/

Happy July 4th!