Nothing can be more patriotic than the celebration of the Fourth of July and citizen participation in elections in this country. Both have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic that is still with us today, but neither American tradition was cancelled. In Fort Bend County, we join other Americans with our creativity, which is greatly valued in our culture. And on the … [Read more...] about Pandemic did not cancel elections, either
We live in a world that has seen tragedies, even in Fort Bend County’s almost 900 square miles of territory. Unfortunately, that’s part of how the world, home to an extensive and varied population of living things, has continued to evolve for more than 3 billion years. We may be undergoing growing pains, much like what happens biologically with somewhat of an unknown … [Read more...] about Elections have all sorts of consequences
The phrase “punch it in” is familiar in football circles as a term meaning to finish off a drive with a touchdown. But it can also generally be used to mean finishing what you started. And I think the term fits here in Fort Bend County as the battle against COVID-19 rages on. What I’m getting at is that while I believe most everyone in the county, from elected officials to … [Read more...] about Let’s drive to the finish line, Fort Bend
People from within the U.S. are about to flock into many parts of the Lone Star State, including Fort Bend County. At the moment, we join the nation in mourning. We are grief-stricken, yet hopeful even as things seem to continue to be unraveling. We have problems that need fixing as do so many others in our personal lives in need of attention. Local HOAs in this area, for … [Read more...] about They’re coming to Fort Bend…that’s what’s next
We started out this past weekend with a celebratory and exploratory spirit with the successful launch by SpaceX, the private company that sent its first piloted ship into orbit. But then we cried. It was not joyful tears. Among the saddest parts of the recent protests that took place nationwide in response to the death of George Floyd last week is that we helplessly watched … [Read more...] about Something’s burning … could it be here?