Richard Connor is the owner and CEO/Publisher of DRC Media, the parent company of the Fort Worth Business Press. he also owns newspapers in Virginia. Mr. Connor held a number of corporate media executive positions before founding his own company. He is an award-winning columnist and at one time wrote a weekly column on national politics for CQ Politics, the online version of Washington, D.C.-based Congressional Quarterly.
Richard Connor: In a world where words can comfort, these losses hurt
Around the time we all began to realize that COVID-19 was real, deadly and about to get much worse, that our patterns of life needed to change and would change whether we liked it or not, I was entering my own mental wasteland.
I often look to memorable quotations for inspiration and comfort, and as I confronted the looming toll of the pandemic on our lives and livelihoods, one such quote came to mind: