“This blessed plot. This Earth; this Realm; this England.” — from Shakespeare’s Richard II

A little over a week ago when I first heard Queen Elizabeth had passed away, I told myself I would not attempt to write anything about it in this space knowing so many others would be doing so. But as days passed, I found that promise to myself would not be possible.

Mike Fitsko is a retired principal and longtime columnist from New Braunfels.

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