Journal Vol. 7: The Feeling is Virtual

Journal Vol. 7: The Feeling is Virtual

  Friends and neighbors – Work, visits to the doctor, ordering from a restaurant – so much has gone virtual. Hunger, however, has not. And right now more Texans than ever need help feeding their families. The North Texas Food Bank is answering the call, and they...
Journal Vol. 6: How things look from here

Journal Vol. 6: How things look from here

Friends and neighbors – SARS-CoV-2 is novel; racial inequity is not. Yet quite suddenly our experiences with both of these threats have altered how we will look at almost everything. The COVID-19 experience has fundamentally changed how we look at healthcare systems,...
Journal Vol. 5: Spring hope and pandemic politics

Journal Vol. 5: Spring hope and pandemic politics

Friends and neighbors – Such an odd mix of airs – the beauty and hope of Springtime and the gloomy anxiousness of a viral pandemic. I hope the former are helping sustain you through the latter. The Spring sunshine isn’t the main thing sustaining our spirits, though;...
Journal Vol. 4: Daylight Saving Time

Journal Vol. 4: Daylight Saving Time

Friends and neighbors – Interview for the school newspaper, Fall 2019. First question: Student Reporter: “You’re best known for your opposition to Daylight Saving Time. What else are you interested in?” Me: “Wait – what?” Student Reporter: “You had that bill or...