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Letters From the 50th Congressional District, Redux

I was asked to provide my thoughts on the other four candidates. Since I had already typed it up, I decided to share it publicly. Just for the sake of clarity, these are just my opinions, and I’m no one … Continue reading

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Letters From the 50th Congressional District

Last night I had the privilege of attending a panel of 7 of the people running to replace Duncan Hunter in the 50th Congressional District. Here’s my quick take on the 7 candidates. If anyone lives in the 50th and … Continue reading

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The Thing No One Is Talking About

There’s a terrifying truth no one is talking about. Continue reading

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Bernie Sanders is (Still) My Fight Song

Throughout the election, I started several blogs and posted several long Facebook rants, but never managed to get an actual blog post up. I know only three people are reading this, but I still take it seriously, so I spend … Continue reading

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Fast Fashion, Slow Burn

In early September, a friend posted on Facebook a call for volunteers to help with a group of refugees that are currently in the local area while their long term fate is decided. She listed the help that was needed, … Continue reading

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Everyone is Always Trying to Kidnap Me

Note: I began drafting this blog several days ago, before the news of the violent deaths of Karina Vetrano and Vanessa Marcotte garnered national attention. My heart breaks for their families. I am angry to the point of shaking for … Continue reading

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God is the Colors a Mantis Shrimp Can See

Let’s start with an extremely over-simplified biology refresher. Eyeballs contain special light catching cells called cones that respond to color. More types of cones means more visible wavelengths of light means more visible colors. And more total cones mean richer, … Continue reading

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In Memoriam of Poussey Washington

It was too much beauty for my little heart to take. When that incredibly gorgeous woman looked at the camera, broke the fourth wall and held my gaze, and told every story of all human beauty and loss without saying … Continue reading

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I started a blog. Like it’s 1999.

Party over, oops, out of time.
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