AUSTIN — While COVID-19 testing, contact tracing, case counts, hospitalizations and deaths increased last week, more and more Texans ventured out of their homes with the deadly coronavirus showing no sign of abatement.
Will our pride be the end of us? It may come in the form of the Coronavirus or mob mentality, racism, or brutality. It may be our desire as patriotic Americans to show the world that “we are in control … nobody can boss us around”. Whatever form, I’m afraid that our pride is going to get us.
The expression was well worn before the pandemic came along. Lately, creative juices have been milked dry for new ways to conduct commencements, weddings and funerals.
As many of you may know, or are about to find out, I am a lifelong learner and a lover of history.
After working at the Jacksboro Herald-Gazette for more than two months I have finally been given my first real road bump- I was asked to take complete control on this edition of the paper.