Sometimes it seems we are surrounded by bad news. We read recently about a local grandmother who drowned her 4-year-old grandson. The extenuating circumstance was her depression. It broke our hearts to hear of this.
The nation’s monthly jobs report published earlier this week was jarring. I write before its publication, but expect the unemployment rate to more than double. Monthly job losses are sure to crush the previous record of September 1945. Despite this, it is worth noting that September 1945 was…
“This is tougher than I thought it would be,” said my wife. “I do love you, but being in the same living space together for so long makes me a little nervous that we can make this work for much longer.”
One good lesson that I hope is learned from this event (the pandemic) is: who the people are who do the real, essential work of society and, for the most, are paid the least amount of money to do it.
Cheers and Jeers
This Week's Circulars
- 'There are no profits here': City's small businesses fight to stay alive amid mandated closure
- Police: Kokomo woman confessed to drowning grandson
- Howard Co reports 2nd COVID death, extends travel advisory
- Howard County bars sales of nonessential items at essential businesses
- GM hiring local workers to build ventilators in Kokomo
- UPDATE: GM recalls 1,000 workers to build ventilators at Kokomo plant
- Area residents sue insurance agent
- Schools to be closed for remainder of school year
- Lane restrictions planned for U.S 31 in Miami Co.
- Indiana COVID deaths top 100