Without Cause

I didn’t write a blog post last week, and that’s not because I didn’t think about it. All week long, a sort of anti-mantra repeated itself in my head: I …
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Making Connections

Last month, I was lucky enough to watch my older brother’s high school basketball jersey retirement ceremony. I remember going to his games when I was in middle school. I …
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In Memoriam

My husband watched part of the memorial for the fallen Santa Cruz police officers on television. He told me about the way that officers honor those they lost, similar to …
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Pencils and Monster Trucks

I have seen a lot of Facebook and other internet traffic about the effects of AB 1575, the legislation that requires that public education in California be free, completely free. …
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Red Herrings

I remember taking a class in college. It was called Logic and Rhetoric. I couldn’t possibly understand why I had to take an entire class that revolved around a concept …
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