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Turning the spigot back on

It’s been a long time coming.

It’s time to get back into writing on a more regular basis. I miss it. And I think maybe you, dear reader, maybe miss me, too?

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One Year In

It’s been a year since I’ve got involved in working with asylum seekers at the border. Remember the migrant caravan? That was a year ago. 

And I think we need a reset. Let’s get back to the basic question of, “Why are people coming here to seek asylum?” 

Here’s where I want to start. The reason people are coming to seek asylum is because the United States has made their home countries unsafe. 


Start Saving for College Today

Adults, can we have a conversation?

Less than 5 percent of Americans have college savings accounts, and those who do are far wealthier than average.

How Paying for College Is Changing Middle-Class Life, Caitlin Zaloom

How in the world are Kristen and I unicorns because we saved for college?

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Why We Don’t Need Assembly Bill 272

On May 10th, San Diego State University professor Jean Twenge wrote a piece in the San Diego Union-Tribune “Phone-free schools? Students need distraction-free learning” wherein she argued that the California State Legislature would be wise to pass Assembly Bill 272.

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On Mother’s Day

Seriously, though…