It's been a while since I've seen a stand on the Congress floor that moved me as much as Rep. Tim Ryan's stand this week for the American people, many of whom are now struggling financially, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Ryan's speech came during debate over Joe Biden's $1.9 trillion relief bill, which passed the Senate last week and came back to the House for a final vote before heading to President Biden's desk.
It is devastating to know how greatly the arts in general have been hurt by this pandemic, but because almost all artists rely on interaction with the public to express themselves, especially if they want to make a living, it's not all that surprising. Still, it stings.
Earlier tonight, my cousin shared this post on Facebook, and I literally laughed out loud when I read it.
Growing up, all throughout my childhood, I remember coming home from school to find cards addressed to me and my siblings (we all got our own) from my Grandma Brock. She sent cards for every holiday and season -- and not just one card, either. There were years I'd get three Halloween cards, two Thanksgiving … Continue reading [Personal Blog Post]: I Have A Favor to Ask
Note: This editorial was first published on March 13, 2020 on the Channel 27 News & Entertainment, Grant County's website. March 13, 2020 by Chaylee N. Brock I try not to talk about it often, especially with strangers, but I feel like this is important to say right about now: I have an autoimmune disease. … Continue reading Why Everyone Needs to Take the Coronavirus Seriously