On Feb. 16, 1817, a Boston teenager with a hand-cranked press produced the first printed words in Texas history – the long-winded manifesto of a doomed expedition.
I have a thinking problem. I just think too much. It wouldn’t be so bad if I had intellectual thoughts about the economy, foreign affairs or the constitutionality of this, that or whatever, but I don’t. I think about stupid stuff. Stuff that makes people think, “Is he okay?”
“The more things change, the more they stay the same.” —Alphonse Karr, French critic, journalist, and novelist.
The number of people in Texas hospitalized with COVID-19 has declined more than 28 percent in the past month, according to the Texas Department of Health Services. As of Feb. 7, Texas hospitals were treating 9,957 COVID-19 patients, down from nearly 14,000 a month ago. The number of new cases in the past week was 123,239 — a 22 percent drop from the record high of 158,922 the week of Jan. 10, according to the Coronavirus Resource Center at Johns Hopkins University.
I was going through Facebook about a year after I married my husband, and I saw a post that said, “If it won’t matter in five years, don’t spend five minutes worrying about it.” This is one of the most important things I have learned in my marriage. I had heard the clichés like never go to bed angry, but I had never seen someone break down how not to.