Not Feeling Free on Independence Day

Photo by Filip Bunkens on Unsplash

Today is a beautiful July day.

The sun is hot, there’s blue sky for miles. American flags and bunting are on display in my neighborhood and hometown. The annual parade is marching down mainstreet. I hear the splashing of kids in swimming pools. Everyone is getting their grills ready for a cookout later on, before the fireworks.



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Ree Jackson

Helping people through career trauma. Sharing thoughts on kindness, health, parenting, and politics too. Author of the ebook Reject Revolution. Be well.