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Covid-19 Compared to Previous Pandemics

EPN - Border Analysis - Tue, 05/19/2020 - 10:00pm
How deadly is Covid-19 seems to be on the minds of many. And, for good reason. Although some tend to believe that the disease is unprecedented, there have been six previous pandemics to hit the United States. The first in 1910 and the latest is Covid-19. To make sense of it all it is important… Read More Covid-19 Compared to Previous Pandemics
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Press Release: Brand New, $200,000 El Paso Home to Be Given Away in June

El Paso News - Tue, 05/19/2020 - 11:59am
Happy Tuesday!  I hope this email finds you well. I’m writing on behalf of ICON Custom Home Builder, and want to share some great news! ICON Custom Homes is giving away another home to a deserving El Paso family in need and we need your help to get the word out to families in our… Read More Press Release: Brand New, $200,000 El Paso Home to Be Given Away in June
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The Incompetence of Donald Trump Through The Covid-19 Numbers

EPN - Border Analysis - Mon, 05/18/2020 - 10:00pm
To fully understand how incompetent the Donald J. Trump administration has been in dealing with the Covid-19 pandemic one needs to look at the cold hard numbers of death. The problem is not that the pandemic was unexpected. Every country has had to deal with it. The problem is not the growing numbers of unemployment… Read More The Incompetence of Donald Trump Through The Covid-19 Numbers
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The Trump Immigration Problem and The American Way of Life

EPN - Border Analysis - Sun, 05/17/2020 - 10:00pm
As many readers likely know, Donald Trump uses the immigration debacle and immigrants as fodder for his political base. The Trump base hears immigrants are bad and that Trump has closed the borders. The reality is that Donald Trump is relying on immigrants to get the country back on track after the pandemic ends. Most… Read More The Trump Immigration Problem and The American Way of Life
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Evictions: What happens if you have not been able to pay your rent during the pandemic? (Updated)

El Paso News - Sun, 05/17/2020 - 8:14pm
By Verónica Carbajal Beginning in March, a number of orders were passed to protect tenants from becoming homeless during the pandemic.  Some of those orders have expired.  Below is an explanation of the eviction process during the pandemic. Evictions Self-help evictions are not allowed in Texas, even if you only have a verbal agreement to… Read More Evictions: What happens if you have not been able to pay your rent during the pandemic? (Updated)
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Eulogy for my Uncle

El Paso News - Sun, 05/17/2020 - 7:23am
By Roberto José Andrade Franco   My uncle made a mess of himself while trying to live clean. It wasn’t the first time that week he’d made a mess and it was far from the first time in his life he had tried to get clean. On that day, he immediately jumped in the shower.… Read More Eulogy for my Uncle
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Unfortunate trend

ElPasoSpeak - Sun, 05/17/2020 - 5:00am

We are seeing more and more people that seem to think that jumping to conclusions is a form of exercise.

We deserve better

Brutus

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RumpToons No: 185

EPN - Border Analysis - Sat, 05/16/2020 - 10:00pm
I hope you enjoy RumpToons No: 185!
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Accents, language differences spark fear amid the coronavirus pandemic

Borderzine - Sat, 05/16/2020 - 5:58pm

By Stanley Dubinsky, University of South Carolina; Kaitlyn E. Smith, University of South Carolina, and Michael Gavin, University of South Carolina

As the coronavirus spreads around the globe, it’s being characterized by media and politicians alike as an “invisible enemy.” People are afraid others may carry the virus but not show symptoms of the disease it causes – especially strangers, who may or may not have taken proper precautions against spreading the disease. It is this fear of strangers that causes people to be on heightened alert for anyone who might be somehow different.

In some cases, the differences are visible, matters of physiological appearance and perhaps dress, leading to the racism and general fear of foreigners that has seen Asians attacked in Australia and the United States, and Africans kicked out of their homes in China.

As researchers of people’s language differences, we find that our preliminary research and anecdotal evidence reveal another sort of discrimination, which happens when people’s differences are audible, not visible. Studies have shown that the language or dialect a person speaks is far and away the most important marker of group and national identity, and is the means by which people can immediately and accurately recognize strangers among them. In the coronavirus pandemic, we have seen discrimination against people who speak a language or dialect associated with an epicenter of infection.

People speaking differently have been denied restaurant service or lodging, lost access to public transportation, and even been physically assaulted. Those targeted have included Chinese people who speak with a Wuhan accent who are in other areas of China; people who speak Mandarin, the official language of the mainland, in Hong Kong, where Cantonese is more common; Italians in other countries; people who speak Italian dialects while traveling outside of their home provinces – and even Americans traveling in their own country.

In work initiated by Kathryn Watson, an undergraduate at the University of South Carolina and a staff researcher in the university’s Language Conflict Project, we have begun a more extensive effort to collect data on linguistic discrimination during the coronavirus pandemic. We do expect language and dialect prejudice will be less prevalent than racism, but we don’t think it should be ignored.

Overhearing New Yorkers

In popular vacation destinations in New England, fear of the virus has made locals hesitant to welcome New Yorkers fleeing the pandemic’s U.S. epicenter, and they have urged wealthy out-of-towners, who are mostly white, to stay away. As a result, New Yorkers seeking refuge face backlash from local residents, who have no trouble picking them out and turning them away.

In some places, police have contacted people driving cars with out-of-state license plates, but when people aren’t in their cars, it can come down to how someone talks. As one Cape Cod store manager pointed out, New Yorkers’ unmistakable accents can be “very different from the New England accent.”

Concern about just this sort of prejudice silenced a University of South Carolina student from Connecticut in March. Southern attitudes toward Northerners aren’t always favorable, and the coronavirus outbreak in New York City hasn’t helped.

The student was in a Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, convenience store when a local man declared to the cashier that state troopers should be stationed at the state line, prepared to shoot anyone trying to enter the state with a “Yankee” license plate. The student told researcher Watson he feared his accent might incite violence, so he remained silent until the man had left.

A protester in Hong Kong calls for the city to close its border with the rest of China to guard against the spread of the coronavirus.
Miguel Candela/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Not from around here

In Hong Kong, around 90% of the population speaks Cantonese. Many of the city’s natives already viewed Mandarin, China’s official language, as an outsiders’ tongue.

Now the city’s residents have explicitly linked Mandarin with a threat to public health. More than 100 restaurants have begun refusing service to Mandarin speakers. Many Hong Kong residents, already upset with the Chinese Communist Party’s crackdown on the city’s democracy movement and wanting to keep mainland Chinese people out, “have joined together in calling for the border’s closure” entirely.

Even within China itself, The New York Times reports, “people listen for accents distinctive to Hubei Province, the center of the outbreak, and shun residents: avoiding them on public transportation and denying them entry to restaurants and other public spaces.”

In Europe’s biggest virus hot spot, Italy is equally divided. When the government announced new restrictions at the beginning of March, throngs of southern Italians living in the north attempted to flee to their family homes in the country’s rural south, potentially bringing disease with them. Our research has found that some of these people attracted the authorities’ attention by posting on social media – speaking with obvious southern accents – that they had escaped from Milan to be back with “mamma in Sicily.”

At the same time, some Italians from the north who dared to venture abroad risked assault if they spoke their native language. A man from Trieste, Andrea Premier, slipped over the border to Ljubljana, Slovenia, for a weekend back in March. When locals heard him speaking Italian, they shouted “Italiano coronavirus” while beating and robbing him.

As the virus spreads, so will fear of people from hotspots. We expect incidents like these will continue.

Stanley Dubinsky, Professor of Linguistics, University of South Carolina; Kaitlyn E. Smith, Ph.D. Student in English Language and Literature, University of South Carolina, and Michael Gavin, Associate Professor of English Language and Literature, University of South Carolina

This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article.

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For El Paso family devastated by COVID-19, being careful wasn’t enough

Borderzine - Sat, 05/16/2020 - 5:43pm

Like most people, Ana and Eddie Gonzalez closely followed developments as COVID-19 swept across the globe.

“I remember having discussions with my husband about how sad it was that people were going into the hospital and nobody could go and see them, and that people were dying alone,” said Ana, who works in a truancy prevention initiative for El Paso Independent School District.

They took precautions to protect their family from the novel coronavirus.”Every time we went to a store, we always wore a mask, even before the order came in. We were even wearing gloves. I had sanitizer in my purse. It was constant,” Ana said.

As COVID-19 spread through El Paso, Ana worked from home. Eddie was a superintendent on a remodeling project for Centro San Vicente, a health clinic in the Lower Valley. He and his crew used N95 respirator masks to protect themselves.

“I can tell you that he was very fearful, especially because he was working at San Vicente. It’s a (COVID-19) testing site, you know,” Ana said.

Despite every precaution, the merciless virus found its way into the Gonzalez home, killing Eddie and shattering their lives. Ana shared her family’s story on Facebook earlier this week. Her post has been shared more than 4,000 times.

“I want people to know how powerful and deadly this virus is,” Ana said in an interview with El Paso Matters.

Building a family

Eddie and Ana met 15 years ago when both were working for Region 19 Head Start. Both had children from previous relationships. They fell in love and had a son, Angel, in 2007.

Ana and Eddie Gonzalez of El Paso both tested positive for COVID-19. (Photo courtesy of Ana Gonzalez)

“They were buddies. Oh, my Gosh, they were inseparable,” Ana said of her husband and son.

Softball was a big part of Eddie’s life. He played with his two brothers on the Angels, a team in an over-50 softball league. Angel would go to his father’s games. “My husband was an excellent player. He never played baseball in high school, but he used to play with the Indios in Juarez. He was even scouted to play in Monterrey,” Ana said.

Eddie was diagnosed with diabetes four years ago and quickly changed his lifestyle. He cut out sugar and began exercising more, shedding 50 pounds.

“He was just active. He was very active. We have a Bowflex over there in the backyard. We have a treadmill and he would run,” Ana said.

Fatigue, and then a crisis

Ana, who is 55, began to feel fatigued on Wednesday, April 22.

“But I was attributing it to work because (working from home is) very different than being out in the field, because I still had responsibilities here at home, to do the wash and the cooking and everything,” she said.

The next day, her 53-year-old husband came home from work early.

“He said it’s because one of the guys, a young 20-year-old guy in his crew, started feeling sick, flu-like symptoms. And he had gone to the doctor and the doctor referred him for the test for the virus. And so my husband decided to send his crew home until this guy got a result,” Ana said.

Eddie complained of a headache and went to a clinic on Friday, April 24. He was diagnosed with a sinus infection and given an antibiotic. He didn’t meet the requirements to be tested for COVID-19, his wife said.

On the night of Saturday, April 25, Ana’s condition worsened.

“I started with these severe body aches and I couldn’t sleep all night,” she said. “And I thought that I had the flu because I had gotten the flu like four years previous and it felt very similar.”

Ana also had a sore throat and a slight cough. She said the possibility of COVID-19 didn’t occur to her because she didn’t have a fever or trouble breathing. Ana and Eddie stayed apart from each other. They also stayed clear of Angel and Sophia Armendariz, Ana’s 19-year-old daughter from a previous marriage who lived with them. They wore masks in the house.

But Ana’s health continued to deteriorate over the weekend and she decided to go to a medical clinic on Monday, April 27. She cracked open her husband’s bedroom door to tell him she was going for treatment.

“And he was sitting on the floor and he was crying. And I asked him what’s wrong and he said, ‘This guy tested positive.’ I could see the fear, he had this fear. And I said, ‘Eddie, we’re not going to get sick. We’re not going to get sick,’” Ana said.

Ana got a COVID-19 test at the clinic. Two days later, the clinic called. She was positive.

Ana and Eddie get worse

Ana was feeling increasingly ill and has vague memories of the days immediately after learning she was positive. She doesn’t remember if she asked her husband if he was going to be tested.

“I was in tears because I was in such pain,” she said.

Eddie called his brother-in-law to help build a quarantine area for Ana. They draped frosted plastic sheets from ceiling to floor to create an isolation space in the living room. She could now only see shadows of her family. They would have contact only by video and text messages.

“But I could hear his cough and it was getting worse and worse. And then I could see that when he was talking to me, he was running out of breath. I kept on telling him, you’ve got to go to the clinic, you’ve got to go Eddie. And he kept telling me, ‘No, I’m fine. I’m fine,’” she said.

Relatives have started a GoFundMe campaign for the Gonzalez family here

Eddie became increasingly slow in responding to her texts. On Saturday, May 2, he told her something that she later recognized as a worrisome sign.

“He told me, ‘I asked my brother to bring me a watermelon.’ And at the moment, I didn’t think twice about it. But when my husband was told he was diabetic about four years ago, he completely gave up sugar,” she said. “But I’m thinking about it after the fact, I thought what was going through his mind? Something was happening to his brain, because of the fact that he wasn’t responding to me. The fact that he even decided to have watermelon, something that to him was poison to his body.”

Ana continued to feel worse and drove herself to University Medical Center on Sunday, May 3. She struggled to walk even a few steps, but she felt no one else could safely drive her because of her COVID-19 infection.

During her treatment, she told the medical staff about her husband’s cough. They told her Eddie had to come in immediately.

When Ana returned home after her treatment, she told Eddie to go to the hospital. Eddie struggled to get dressed and find his keys. It took him 25 minutes to get his truck out of the driveway, Ana said. His brother followed him to make sure he got to UMC.

After getting to the hospital, Eddie texted Ana that they had put him on an intravenous line and oxygen, and given him a chest X-ray. About an hour later, he texted Ana that he was going to be admitted to the hospital. Ana later found out from Eddie’s sister that he had been told the chest X-ray showed he had pneumonia.

A few hours later Eddie texted that he was being moved to the intensive care unit for better monitoring. “So I’m thinking, he’s going to get fixed. They’re going to help him,” Ana said.

At 4:30 the next morning, Monday, May 4, Ana got a call from a nurse telling her that Eddie was being put on a ventilator to assist his breathing. The nurse put Eddie on the phone to speak with Ana.

“I said, you’re going to be fine. The Lord is with you, Eddie. He’s not going to leave your side and you’re going to get better. You’re going to come home, OK? And he’s like,’OK.’ And I said, I love you. He said he loved me.”

It was their last conversation.

Hopes for a miracle crushed 

A few hours later, a nurse called Ana to tell her Eddie had gone into cardiac arrest.

“At that moment, I didn’t grasp what they were telling me as far as cardiac arrest. To me, I thought he was having a heart attack. And what they explained to me later on, a few days later, is that his heart had stopped,” Ana said.

Eddie was revived with cardiopulmonary resuscitation, but he went into cardiac arrest again on Tuesday, May 5. Ana was disoriented by her own battle with COVID-19. She couldn’t fully comprehend what doctors and nurses were telling her about Eddie.

“The doctor told me, ‘Your husband has brain damage because of a lack of oxygen.’ And I kept on telling her no, Ana said. They asked if she wanted them to continue resuscitation efforts. “And I said absolutely. My husband is not going to have a third (cardiac arrest). I know he’s not. I said, my husband is going to be a walking miracle. He’s going to get out of that hospital. He’s going to blow your minds.”

On Thursday, May 7, Ana talked with a nurse named Gustavo.

“He said, ma’am, I have been a nurse for over 20 years. He says, I’ve seen miracles. And then he says, but I know what I see in front of me. Your husband is not going to survive,” Ana said. “And even then, I said, no, God has the last word.”

A mother unable to comfort her son 

At 5:40 a.m. on Friday, May 8, Ana’s phone rang. “I got the call that my husband passed away at 5:20 in the morning. A 53-year-old man,” she said, her voice cracking.

At about 9 a.m., as 12-year-old Angel prepared for his online classes, Ana broke the devastating news that his father had died.As had been the case for more than a week, Ana could not come near her son for fear of exposing him to the virus.

“He started to cry, asking why. And I told him, ‘I’m so sorry. I wish I could hug you. I wish I could just hug you. But I said I can’t,’” Ana said.

She called a pastor at their church, Abundant Living Faith Center, to pray with them over the phone.That brought them some comfort. Later that evening, Angel was sitting at the table and Ana was on the sofa.

“He had his phone and I kept on seeing him looking at this phone. And I said, what are you doing? And he said, ‘I’m calling my Dad.’ And he started crying and he was saying, ‘Dad, please answer your phone. Please, Dad, answer your phone.’ And that was heartbreaking because once again, I couldn’t get near him,” Ana said.

COVID-19’s aftermath

Within three days of Eddie’s death, Angel and Sophia both tested positive for COVID-19. They are currently asymptomatic but quarantined until May 22.

“Thank God that they’re OK. I’ve been monitoring them very, very closely,” Ana said.

She is still suffering after-effects of her own battle with COVID-19. Walking a few steps to her bathroom leaves her exhausted. “It’s a very strange feeling that I have inside my body. I feel like I’m trembling, like my entire body is trembling.”

Ana still has to keep her distance from Sophia and Angel, even though they have all now tested positive for COVID-19. Sophia’s doctor “told her that it was very important for them, my kids, to keep away from me, for us to be wearing gloves at all times because they don’t know if there’s a possibility I can get reinfected,” Ana said.

Eddie was cremated, but funeral plans are still up in the air.

“We’re going to have a graveside service after we are out of quarantine. And obviously, it’s because we don’t want anyone to be close to each other at a funeral home. So it’s going to be a graveside service. … But we just don’t know when,” Ana said.

Ana finds herself thinking back to the moment when Eddie was sedated so he could be intubated. “I think what would mean that when my husband closed his eyes, the next thing he knows is he’s in heaven. Because we’re believers and we believe that he’s in heaven. And that’s what I managed to tell my son. Close your eyes, picture it, picture your Dad walking into heaven. And Jesus is with his arms wide open ready to receive him.”

She hopes her family’s tragedy will serve as a warning that could save others. “I want people to understand this pandemic is not over. You need to take it seriously. If you truly love the people that you live with, you need to take care of yourself. You need to take care of them. What’s so difficult about wearing a mask?”

Cover photo: Eddie Gonzalez, right, and his son Angel were inseparable, Eddie’s wife says. (Photo courtesy of Ana Gonzalez)

This article first appeared on El Paso Matters and is republished here under a Creative Commons license.

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Political Revenge

El Paso News - Sat, 05/16/2020 - 4:45pm
Most high school students study the works of Edgar Allan Poe in their Junior English class.  Macabre tales like “The Cask of Amontillado” and poems like “The Raven” are well known Poe writings that are essential readings in American literature. There are, however, some lesser known short stories by Poe that are worth looking up because… Read More Political Revenge
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Gabriel Montellano – Thoughts on college graduation when there’s nowhere to go

Borderzine - Sat, 05/16/2020 - 3:54pm

Being a part of a college class graduating this spring semester is a surreal feeling. All of us who have worked so hard over the years to get to where we are today were looking forward to walking across the graduation stage with our diplomas. Then COVID-19 came.

We went from being excited to walk out of our classroom building one last time knowing we didn’t have classes anymore to being at home looking at a screen and saying our goodbyes in video courses.

What started as a warning to not go anywhere public and stay home to avoid the possible spread of coronavirus is now an obligation for those of us who don’t want to take the risk of getting sick and possibly spreading it to loved ones.

Before this, my life consisted of going to class, going out to eat when I had the chance, working doing photoshoots and hanging out with friends. Then, I had the option of spending time alone with my hobbies if I didn’t feel like going out. Now, except for my family at home, I’m obligated to be isolated.

Video Game Controllers on top of furniture next to a TV and a Nintendo Switch Console.

The idea of gaming all day always fascinated many who looked forward to being able to play games as much as they want. With the pandemic lockdown, they may be living the dream, but there’s always a limit.

One can become too distracted during times when they still haven’t finished other chores or schoolwork. Games won’t get the job done and one needs to find the right balance.

Maple Cherry Mitchell Ukulele laying on top of red bed sheet.

Lockdown has opened doors to new possibilities for trying new hobbies and learning something new.

We can go online and read something new, learn an instrument, binge movies or TV shows. And perhaps spend time reflecting on who we are.

Graduating cap with a ’20 tassel hanging on its side.

As the school semester comes to a conclusion I’m feeling its the end of one road. Many things were delayed or cancelled but I believe things will come back little by little. Everything will be all right.

Things will get better.

 

 

 

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Some ways El Pasoans are keeping each others’ spirits up during coronavirus distancing

Borderzine - Sat, 05/16/2020 - 3:13pm

When El Paso was placed under stay-at-home orders in March, many residents may have felt overwhelmed. But there are signs that the community is trying to stay positive during this pandemic. Here’s a sample of some of what is being shared on social media.

Neighborhood notes

Source: Twitter @Jara_Films

To help fight loneliness during while everyone is stuck at home, some residents are doing little things to help keep people’s hopes up. Twitter user @Jara_Films hung piñatas on the West Side that carry messages encouraging anyone walking or driving by to stay strong.

Caring through the window

Julie RL‎ posted this little bear she had in her window to the Facebook group MOB – Families for El Paso.In March, people posted teddy bears for a “bear hunt” that children could discover on walks.

When the coronavirus hit the Sun City, schools had no choice but to close their doors. This meant shifting from classroom learning to remote learning. The change could be hard on children who are too young to understand what is going on. KFOX TV reported on how one local middle-school teacher found a unique way to help children with science and math by pasting things to be counted on her window. Other neighbors put Teddy bears in their windows for children to discover during “bear hunts” through the neighborhood.

Gratitude for essential workers

(source: Twitter: @lobonation)

First responders, workers in health care, grocery stores and other essential services became the frontline heroes of the pandemic. Borderlanders are showing their appreciation from a safe distance and through social media.

Mask making

(source: Twitter: @bulldogsbms1)

Masks are the new norm for being in public now, but store shelves were quickly emptied and supplies are hard to find. Residents, like Ella Keel) are taking the time to make masks for those who had a hard time finding any.

Shopping for others

(source: Nextdoor)

Shortages and rising unemployment are making it harder for many families to fill empty pantries. Others may be in high risk categories and find it hard to get out to the store. Some unsung heroes are making it a point to help get food to their neighbors.

Zooming everywhere

(source: BradleyGenerals)

During this stressful time human connections are extremely important. It’s hard to stay positive when one can’t connect to others the way they used to. Thanks to digital video platforms like Zoom it’s becoming easier for people to stay connected. A local elementary school proved that by celebrating their teacher of the year via Zoom.

 

Reinventing businesses to meet new needs

(source: Twitter: @TheoryOfRebecca )

Many El Pasoans are unable to celebrate milestones with their families and friends due to the need for physical distancing to slow the spread of coronavirus. Businesses that have been disrupted by the pandemic are adapting to new ways of helping people make special memories.

 

 

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A Compelling Dialogue on Charlie Minn’s New Film on the Walmart August 3rd Massacre: “915”

El Paso News - Sat, 05/16/2020 - 3:00pm
By Dr. Miguel Juárez Both Governor Greg Abbott and Filmmaker Charlie Minn seem to think that we will all be going back to our previous lives by October 2020.  In Minn’s case, he seems to think that we will be able to attend his week-long October 9th film screening on the Walmart shooting at Premiere… Read More A Compelling Dialogue on Charlie Minn’s New Film on the Walmart August 3rd Massacre: “915”
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Open line Saturday

ElPasoSpeak - Sat, 05/16/2020 - 5:00am

It’s Saturday.

What’s on your mind?

We deserve better

Brutus

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strange days, these are

El Paso News - Fri, 05/15/2020 - 10:04pm
By Miguel Juárez contesting emotions the haze of uncertainty dogs run free against blue sky measured steps, chosen words she cried unknown tears said because it wasn’t love but some intense passion dogs run free against blue sky expectations in the dance like an insect caught in sweet amber the harder he tries to break… Read More strange days, these are
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Pandemic Notes

El Paso News - Fri, 05/15/2020 - 2:29pm
Like so many others I am recording this period in our history. Hopefully our great grand-children will learn from this, appreciate our efforts to cope during a worldwide pandemic. As a Registered Nurse I actually worked 12 hour shifts at a Veterans Home during an epidemic of Norovirus. It’s not a killer but it can… Read More Pandemic Notes
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Not sure what he means

ElPasoSpeak - Fri, 05/15/2020 - 7:00am

A west-side restaurant owner authored a recent article in ElPasoMatters.com.

You can read it here.

He tells us that he is angry.  Yet he does not tell us with whom.

I think most of us can read his article and understand his observations.  It seems that he has decided to remain closed.  He is taking responsibility for his situation and I respect that.

No one is forcing him to either open or remain closed.

Who does he want to do what?

What would ask be changed?

We deserve better

Brutus

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My Red Fez review of Christina Quinn’s Looking Up the Down Spout

El Paso News - Thu, 05/14/2020 - 10:10pm
Even in the Absence of Proximity-my review of Looking Up the Down Spout by Christina Quinn   Looking Up the Down Spout by Christina Quinn Poetic Justice Books & Art (Port Saint Lucie, FL) Christina Quinn is a visual artist and poet, born and reared in England, who has lived many years in the Coachella Valley… Read More My Red Fez review of Christina Quinn’s Looking Up the Down Spout
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