AUSTIN — Today, the Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission approved Local Parks Grants for the City of Edinburg's Chapin Road Hike-and-Bike Trail and the City of Palmview's Nature Park. Funding for this grant program comes from a portion of the state sales tax attributable to sporting goods and from the federal Land and Water Conservation Fund Stateside Assistance Program.
It has been my intention to compare the audience size of the two conventions. As I look across the Internet, however, I find that isn’t a particularly realistic goal. Many sources disagree with one another, depending on their ideological leaning. On the one hand, Democrats experienced a 50% decline in viewership from four years ago. On the other hand, they may have beaten viewers of the Republican Convention by a million or so. Or not!
Whether you are in an urban community or rural Texas, the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on our families, businesses, communities, and schools are far-reaching.
Since I gave up on pro sports long ago, back when tickets were still affordable and politics stayed outside the gates, I use it now as a means to find humor. The stories that involve hypocrisy are typical.
Today, there is really no difference between the rich and poor. Amazing. All the money in the world can’t buy good health and/or protect one from catching SARS- CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. Nor can a ton of money guarantee that a COVID patient will recover