All Rappahannock County Public Schools (educators, administrative staff, librarian, gym and music teachers, athletic coaches, bus drivers, cafeteria workers and support, school resource officers, sanitization crew and janitorial services, and so many more) have been playing the part of "First Responders" in our schools.
Currently Americans are suffering under a pandemic that is killing us at an average rate of 700 people a day. While this is going on, our federal government is making the situation worse: by lying and ignoring the medical data and by sheer incompetence.
To join the fray regarding the now infamous hay bales on 211, whenever I drive by that sign on that huge field I think of how lucky we are that, because of how spread out we are, in spite of some folks not taking the pandemic seriously, we have not lost a lot of lives in Rapp.
Let’s work together to get this country back on track. I don’t want to go through that toilet paper shortage again! We can still come together with different political differences and make this country a great place for our kids.
I find that I have a lot of listening to do, especially to the experience of Black Americans. I want to more fully appreciate their experience so I can be a part of the solution to the systemic injustices that I am more fully understanding, each time I stop and truly listen.
The stone pyramid adjacent to the Washington Virginia Town Hall was created by William Carrigan in 1983 as a time capsule to be opened 100 years later. Rappahannock League for Environmental Protection founder Phil Irwin was invited to contribute the following to be next seen in 2083.
History is the study of past events including human affairs. America, the great melting pot, where people of many cultures and histories have been assembled, continues to struggle with diversity.