There are many of you who are doing your best to be productive during these Virus Days. You are learning Spanish or organizing your file cabinets or cleaning the top of the refrigerator. God bless every one of you.
Tommy Tomlinson's On My Mind column typically runs Mondays on WFAE.
It feels like someone picked up the remote control of the universe and hit fast-forward. Too many things are happening all at once. That’s what the coronavirus is doing to us. We’re all testing positive for anxiety.
The Charlotte-Mecklenburg school system has an expensive new security system with one major flaw: It doesn’t work. And as everyone sorts through the fallout, it might reveal some things about both our previous school superintendent and our new one.
We’re now in the weird little space between Christmas and New Year’s – sort of the holidays and sort of not. It’s a time of transition, a change in the way we look at the world. Christmas is about the story we tell one another. New Year’s is about the story we tell ourselves.