It is ironic that author/broadcasting legend Garrison Keillor’s mythical hometown of Lake Wobegon is only an hour’s “crow fly” journey from Minneapolis.
It’s harder to keep in touch with people these days. Things are opening up but it’s going to be a while before we hop in a car and visit people the way we used to.
In January this year the world watched as China became the epicenter for Covid-19. It began spreading country to country eventually reaching the United States and impacting tens of thousands of lives. In an effort to love our neighbor and help fellow citizens fight against this unseen disease, we prayed and followed Presidential guidelines along with various Governor, County and Mayoral orders. As time has passed God has heard our prayers and a difference has been made with the stabilizing of the virus and in some areas a decreasing effect.
With COVID-19 still a threat, parents may be tempted to leave a child in the vehicle while they run into the store. Leaving a child in a vehicle, which can quickly heat up, is always a dangerous idea — even if it is for a very short time.
We are living in a serious world. Many of us thought it couldn’t get any worse than COVID and then all heck broke lose. I’m not going to write about this seriousness. Others have already explained things much more eloquently than I ever could.
As Tropical Storm Cristobal moved north in the Gulf of Mexico from the Yucatan Peninsula toward Louisiana, the weather system’s potential impact on East Texas grew and Gov. Greg Abbott on June 5 addressed the situation in a news conference.
Describing the onion as a “lowly vegetable” didn’t set well with the late Othal Brand, for 20 years the McAllen, TX, mayor who cleared many hurdles during his 90-year earthly pilgrimage.
On March 13, 2020 the Supreme Court of Texas and the Court of Criminal Appeals of Texas issued the First Emergency Order Regarding the COVID-19 State of Disaster. From that date through May 26, 2020, the Supreme Court of Texas has issued 16 additional Emergency Orders Regarding the COVID-19 State of Disaster.
I want to make it clear that we are not adopting a dog.
At first I was afraid, I was petrified.” Gloria Gaynor, I Will Survive