It is impossible to avoid the question: Who is served by the gruesome chaos of carrying out the death penalty?
Twelve earthquakes rattled Irving during a 48-hour period at the end of the first week of the new year.
Jay Walljasper is the author of The Great Neighborhood Book and All That We Share: A Field Guide to the Commons. He chronicles urban life for a variety of publications. His website is: www.JayWalljasper.com.