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
As an investor, you’ll always need to deal with risk of some kind. But how can you manage the risk that’s been made clear by the recent volatility in the financial markets? The answer to this question may depend on where you are in life.
Gov. Greg Abbott on May 26 issued a proclamation giving the green light to more services and activities in a second phase of the state’s plan to reopen from mandatory pandemic closures.
It’s a parental directive virtually all of us have lodged in our minds dating back to childhood days when our memories started to take root. “Look both directions,” they implored, emphasizing dangers posed by passing cars.
Traveling in America today has become a journey into the alternate world of sci-fi movies. I had the misfortune of being on a trip to Malawi in 2006 when the shoe bomber decided to attempt his jihad. We were scheduled to spend 12 hours in a layover in London where I had hoped to sight see for 8 hours. Instead we spent 12 hours in the international section of Heathrow reading the labels on chocolates, perfumes and liquor at the duty-free shops and attempting to sleep on the floor in eternal fluorescent sunshine.
All of a sudden, there are painted rocks along my path.
It felt “normal” and it felt good. If even for a moment.
Gov. Greg Abbott on May 18 allowed restaurants to increase occupancy to 50% and relaxed his earlier executive orders that limited certain other public activities over the last two months to reduce the spread of COVID-19.