Genesis 37:2b, 3a, ... and Joseph brought their father a bad report about his brothers. Now Jacob loved Joseph more than any of his other sons, because Joseph had been born to Jacob in his old age ... Was it right and proper for Joseph to
In just the span of the last two weeks, we have all experienced changes to our daily lives. As we continue to adjust to the ever-evolving mitigation efforts imposed by local, state, and federal authorities to fight the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and keep us safe, our society continues to work together to uplift and support each other.
EDINBURG – Using his authority under the Declaration of Disaster due to a Local Health Emergency related to the COVID-19 pandemic, Hidalgo County Judge Richard F. Cortez tightened prohibitions of gatherings and events to groups of 10 or more people.
`He who seeks to defend everything, defends nothing.’ King Frederick the
One afternoon a couple of weeks ago, as I revisited the a few of the family files I’ve kept over the last 30 years of my genealogy pursuits, most handwritten and/or printed email correspondence from the 1990s, I happened across one sheet that took me back a good 20 years—an email I sent to my wife (née Ream from the German Riehm) in Texas about one particular intrepid exploit, a 225-mile drive from Columbia, MD, northwest to Kit-tanning, PA, in a 1988 no-frills Ford Escort with a poorly working heater and a proclivity for shutting itself off (usually while on an interstate highway). I said more than one prayer while chugging through the Allegheny Mountains. There was snow everywhere and it was very cold. The following is an excerpt from that email sent Sunday, February 1, 1998: