Not very July 4th-ish but here's an image I have saved to my computer screen these days, because, well, I just do... as a reminder of the fight ahead….
…perhaps with a little music playing in the background:
"Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses, yearning to breathe free...." Indeed.
...But it’s good to also be reminded of the America I grew up with... good to be "flushed with nostalgia and gratitude" on this day, and think back to a time of station wagons with wooden panels. If you’re a teacher (…or an American, or a human, or a dreamer, or a vertebrate ;)) and haven’t already done so, you must read this post from Phương now. That’s an order (...or no fireworks for you)!: