People wait for an H-E-B grocery store to open Tuesday, March 17, 2020, in Spring, Texas. Grocery store executives and city officials reassured the community, on Monday, that plenty of food will be available in their stores and urged people not to stockpile groceries amid coronavirus concerns. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
I generally make it a point to take weekends off from writing in order to give myself time away from the 24-7 news cycle, because news overload is a very real thing, and we all need a break from it periodically.
But since my state started implementing stricter measures last month in order to help combat the Wuhan coronavirus, I switched gears and began writing every weekend.