My desk faces the window and that is where I spend most of my time. I spend about as much time at my desk as I do in my bed which is, conveniently located about thirty feet away. It’s a pretty short commute and there’s rarely traffic. Occasionally, my husband Peter might be coming or going from the bathroom, but that’s about it.
Keeping hands clean is one of the most important steps we can take to avoid getting sick and spreading germs to others. Many diseases and conditions are spread by not washing hands with soap and clean, running water.
Texas farmers and ranchers are in a unique position in regard to the COVID-19 outbreak and our nation’s response.
Gov. Greg Abbott on April 1 posted an online video message seeking Texans’ individual and collective help to reduce the spread of the deadly new coronavirus, COVID-19.
For years I had heard about the Marfa Lights in Marfa Texas. They supposedly moved around and changed colors. People have tried to explain them, find their origins, and film them. Clayton Williams had even gone so far as to build and donate a visitor’s center and rest stop on Highway 90 seven miles east of Marfa for people to attempt to see these lights.
Joe’s red truck is parked behind his house. It hasn’t moved in days. Joe gets in his red truck every morning and drives around. He’s a member of every fraternal orga nization, a regular at the brewpub, and has friends in every corner of town. Joe picks up a coffee and spends most mornings greeting people out the window of his red pick-up.
As of this writing, at least 251 million people in at least 30 states, 81 counties, 15 cities and one US territory are living the reality of a stay-at-home directive. A month ago, hardly any of us had contemplated the concept of a stay-at-home directive. I’d never even heard the term. Now I’m living it.
Spring is officially here – and for many of us, that means it’s time for some spring cleaning around our homes and yards. But why stop there? This year, why not do some financial spring cleaning, too?
President Trump on March 25 issued a major disaster declaration for the state of Texas as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
It’s a challenge my 106-year-old Uncle Mort hasn’t faced – not ever – and the same is true for the rest of us.