July 4 marks the 246th anniversary of our nation’s Declaration of Independence. For many of us, it is a time to step back, take a breath, and enjoy some downtime with those we love most.
Maybe people still understand that this is actually a historic occasion, but we can talk about that another day. I’m ready to get in the pool. Thanks, founding fathers!
Unfortunately for us in Dallas, there is another somber day that we are obligated to remember: July 7, the day of the downtown mass shooting that left five police officers dead.