Care Package for Wednesday, July 1, 2020

American Independence Day is Saturday, July 4, 2020. This week’s Care Packages are dedicated to the experiment, the dream, and the challenge that is the United States of America.

Poetry: Eliza Harris by Frances Ellen Watkins Harper
Like a fawn from the arrow, startled and wild,
A woman swept by us, bearing a child;
In her eye was the night of a settled despair,
And her brow was o’ershaded with anguish and care.
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Song In My Head: For What It’s Worth by Buffalo Springfield

Art: Crazy Horse Memorial

Photo credit: atlasobscura.com

Self-Care: My Unconventional Independence Day (And The Deep Self-Care That Came From It)

Photo credit: dreamstime.com

Recipe: Strawberry Balsamic Pasta Salad

Photo credit: delish.com

Quote: “Patriotism demands the ability to feel shame as much as to feel pride.” Anne-Marie Slaughter

My Favorite Places: Independence National Historical Park, Philadelphia, PA

Photo credit: nationalparks.org

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