"On June 14, 1877, the flag had a birthday - a big one. It was 100 years old." Red, White, and Blue, The Story of the American Flag, by John Herman
That makes Old Glory 234 years old today!
"God bless America, land that I love. Stand beside her and guide her, through the night with the light from above." I wrote these words as Lydia sang them out beside me. I echo the prayer.