My daughter, Renee-Madewell Jones, is now on the front lines of a fast-growing coronavirus pandemic in the Chicago suburbs.
How nervous are some Democrats about Joe Biden’s chances against President Donald Trump this November? Nervous enough to entertain the notion that another Democrat — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo — might swoop in and save the day.
So I am in self-quarantine.
Pew found that the number of Democrats, and voters who lean that way, who “identify as Christian” fell 17% in the past decade — from 72% to 55%. At the same time, the share of “nones” rose from 20% to 34%.
How does access to cash make someone less likely to gravely threaten public safety?
As long as I have TV reception, I’m fine with staying at home, and the TV channels are making it easy to adhere to the not-yet-mandatory rules about social distancing.
Most local folks are voluntarily social-distancing and self isolating, but there are a few slow learners. Paris has had to close the parks and put strict curfews in place to stop congregation of people.
We see a president who will do whatever it takes to protect and help the country he loves. This is a war-time president that we should all be proud of.
As more people go into quarantine, they are left to find entertainment to pass the time.
Joe’s red truck is parked behind his house. It hasn’t moved in days.
We are all experiencing this time,
Each week I will give you some prompts from my book, “How to Write Your Life Story,” that will bring to mind memories you can jot down.
As part of March’s National Social Work Month celebration, CASA for KIDS recognized and appreciated the social workers, advocates and others who devote their careers to bettering the lives of others.
There have been a few moments in recent weeks when the new reality of the coronavirus epidemic hit me in special ways.
With President Donald Trump extending federal guidelines for social distancing and with local elected leaders joining Gov. Greg Abbott in urging people to stay at home, many Texans are finding themselves with a lot of time on their hands. How are you spending your time during the coronavirus…
In a week in which the number of coronavirus cases in the U.S. and in Texas shot up considerably, and in which the number of unemployment benefits application skyrocketed 860%, you might think it hard to find something to celebrate. But that’s not the case in the Red River Valley.
I’m sure you could use a break from the news too, so this week I’m sharing some conversations with and between my kids because, as we all know, kids say the darnedest things.
Without broader statewide orders for Texans to stay at home, local officials — and local circumstances — have made the state a patchwork of responses to the new coronavirus.
Just this week, my daughter sent the family a photograph of her dressed in required personal protection equipment, gear that I understand could be in short supply if this pandemic reaches the projected number of cases.
Give Joe Biden some credit. On Jan. 27, he published an op-ed in USA Today recognizing that the coronavirus outbreak could become a big problem. Since then, where has Biden been?
Every Trump budget since he took office has cut funds for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and other agencies that rely on science.