Showing posts from August, 2020

Women's vote

 100 years ago women were able to vote, and people in Bristol helped celebrate by wearing yellow, white, and purple. People also rang "justice bells " at noon and walked in downtown Bristol.  This special day was very heartwarming and prideful for women across the nation.


  If you are keeping up with the news you might notice that there have been many mentions of Ballad health. Here is what we know, Bristol Tenn. 7:00 pm. The CEO of Ballad health is going to inspect, finding himself at this one he is asked by a surgeon if he would like to make the first cut in the patient. Without a medical license, he said yes. This news was shocking in 2 ways for us, 1 being that he obviously made a cut without a license and, 2 the CEO of Ballad health does NOT have a surgical license???

PGR 10

  PGR Paine Girl Report  _________Satueday, August 15th __________________cost one smile ___ _ Natural Disasters everywhere It’s everywhere!! The tropical storm, Southern California wildfire, and a 5.1 earthquake in North Carolina. All in a global pandemic! Experts say that 25 storms could be hurricanes this season. And a COVID spike in the middle of a wildfire. With the rains and winds from tropical Isaias, Governor Andrew Cuomo declared a State of Emergency for downstate New York. Nearly 2.5 million people lost power in the region. What does this mean for us?  Scattered rain and thunderstorms all over southwest VA from the storms.  Wildfires started last Friday in southern California officials said in a tweet that it was not contained The Riverside County Fire Department responded with air and ground resources, 375 firefighters were assigned to the fire, named the Apple Fire. 200 homes had to be evacuated and the fire has covered 1900 acres. This is not the first wildfire that has st


      PGR                   9th edition _________Saturday, August 1st _______________cost one smile _______ 8 Zoom Meeting Etiquette Tips Source: Wall Street Journal and common sense  It's “simple”, a pandemic hit, and you're stuck doing work from home. You have more and more meetings because it's “easier” to have them that way. Also because life is crazy, especially during a pandemic, and you need to sort things out. Is there etiquette, should there be etiquette? Well, this is some common bedside manners, for Zoom………….. NO FOOD!!!! Ok, this is common sense, with the crunch of chips, or if you prefer sweets how about a nice long hard candy roller-coaster??  Doesn’t sound too fun right, so PLEASE don’t eat!! And if you are focusing more on hunger than the meeting the PLEASE mute your mic (and if your child’s name is Mike then don’t put duct tape on him and don’t take offense). And better yet turn your camera off. Thank you, whew!  Close the door This is bedside manner; not a