Charlene Briner


Amid our fellow citizens’ foolish choices, how do we maintain our empathy?

By: - October 11, 2021

A distant cousin of mine recently died of COVID-19. We had long ago lost touch when we both moved from our North Dakota hometown, me to Minnesota by way of stops in Florida and Georgia, and she to Texas, where she worked as a teacher, got married and raised a family for more than 30 years.