UPDATED: FIT to read
(Five Interesting Things)
The links weren’t working in the original post this morning. They’ve been repaired. Read on!
Dr. Anthony Fauci says we’re moving toward a “more controlled phase and endemicity.” https://www.washingtonpost.com/health/2022/04/27/pandemic-phase-over-fauci-covid/
Masking remains one of the best tools for fighting off the virus. When is wearing one most effective? https://www.nytimes.com/article/covid-masks-protection-stats.html?referringSource=articleShare
From Travis Bubenik and Marfa Public Radio, can a wilderness designation protect Big Bend National Park, or will it hinder access? https://marfapublicradio.org/blog/in-far-west-texas-conservationists-revive-a-decades-old-push-for-a-big-bend-wilderness-designation/
From The Texas Tribune, rural areas aren’t getting their fair share of assistance from the Texas Water Development Board: https://www.texastribune.org/2022/04/07/texas-rural-water-projects-swift/
This report was published by The Atlantic several months ago, but the theme is as old as time. It seems even more relevant now than it did in December, and I’ve referenced it in several conversations. It’s a long one, so hang in there: https://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2022/01/children-sex-trafficking-conspiracy-epidemic/620845/