In a normal spring, I would be writing about our successes in academics, sports and the arts, but this is not a normal spring.
Testing, sanitizing and emergency food benefits increased as Texas entered its third month of fighting the COVID-19 pandemic.
‘No one is an idol to his valet.” Historian/writer Thomas Carlyle so contended two centuries ago.
This virus scare has crippled our national park system. Recently some of the eastern parks have opened a little, but the big ones like Bryce, Zion, Grand Canyon, Yellowstone and Glacier are still shut, as are Yosemite and Big Bend. The visitor centers of all parks are closed, as are the campgrounds. However, if you do not mind a socially distant walk, other options are available.
We’re at the stage where everyone is complaining about their hair. I am not complaining. As I have frequently bragged, my husband, Peter, cuts my hair and this has continued while the beauty parlors are closed and everyone is growing increasingly cranky.
One day she was here and the next she was gone.
Texas, along with the rest of the nation and the world, continued to battle the COVID-19 pandemic last week as cases and deaths attributed to the novel coronavirus increased.
I’ve always been a sucker for the sappy, plot-easily-followed kind of “flick” that ends happily. Take Mr. Holland’s Opus – and others like it – where movie-goers had best take multiple hankies.
Every Mother’s Day, I have a terrible time finding a card that remotely reflects the relationship I have with my mother.