The greatest challenge in the recent history of the world is clearly unfolding before our very eyes. We are part of this historic moment in time. What role are you playing?
Fact one: Because of a stay-at-home directive, we aren’t supposed to venture out into public unless we are essential or in need of essential items – like milk or eggs. Sometimes the shelves are bare.
In line with signals from the White House to restart the nation’s economy, Gov. Greg Abbott on April 17 issued executive orders to move the Lone Star State toward normalizing citizens’ activities during the COVID-19 crisis.
If bodies grew weary of exercising, two of my friends – Dr. Lanny Hall in Abilene and Katheleene Green in Burleson – would be too sore to stand up. Truth to tell, Katheleene has been a devotee to physical exercise much longer. She attains age 100 come July 18.
“I love seeing all the people in the park,” my sister told me on the phone the other night. “I can tell who is together because they are walking in little clumps!”
We fear the uncertain. Not only is it natural it would be an expected and normal response.
Gov. Greg Abbott on April 8 announced a partnership between the Texas Military Department and Prestige Ameritech to increase production of personal protective equipment for health care workers.
First we all measured this situation by days and then by weeks and now the days string together and I’m not always sure if it is Tuesday or Wednesday. By now, we are seasoned pandemic participants. We know how to kill a month by staying inside and following the rules. Cross that one off the bucket list.
These have been trying times for everyone. The COVID-19 virus might have changed the way school systems are forced to operate, but it has not dampened our spirits towards our students. Our Special Education Team (as well as every teacher and department in Lamesa ISD) is hard at work every day coming up with ways to try to make this time less stressful on you as a parent and impactful and effective for your students.
It is a good thing that we have memories to sort through while we shelter in place. Grammarians or not, we’re given to making the present tense, and the past, perfect.