Uncle Mort, age 108, said he was ‘locked and loaded’ to give me an earful when he called recently.
A fellow I know was grousing about the past year. His birthday was coming up and he felt, once again, that this year failed to meet his expectations.
Two things that 2020 and Covid-19 has taught us—you better like the house you live in and you better like the person with which you inhabit it.
Experts say that fitness isn’t about diet or exercise. It is about health. Our goal should not be a number on the scale or a certain size jeans.
Gov. Greg Abbott and other Texas leaders are rolling up their sleeves to get the COVID-19 vaccine and to encourage the public to follow suit.
I have never read columns as entertaining as those penned by the late Erma Bombeck, who survived by cancer surgery, only to be claimed by kidney disease at age 69. Her battle was valiant as she underwent five years of dialysis before ultimately failing to survive transplant surgery that came too late. (Never mind she refused to be moved up on the list, instead insisting on waiting her turn.)
Grief is scary. It is uncomfortable and unpredictable. Being with a person who is grieving is all those things. It might be easy, sometimes, to stay away and keep your distance. Surely the grieving person has lots to do and many other people ringing her doorbell and calling her cell phone. Right?
Now that everyone cannot wait for 2020 to end, ask the question: What is next on the horizon?
And it came to pass in those days, that there went out a decree from Caesar Augustus that all the world should be taxed.
When the Texas Legislature convenes Jan. 12, a key question is how the public will have access to their lawmakers during the pandemic.