How I spent my summer

  “Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth all of one’s lifetime.” Mark Twain School has started and kids around the state are asked to write about how they spent their summer. Well, I’m back in school (taking 21 credits this semester…

Traditions are the glue that binds families together

(Originally published in the Daily Herald, Dec 21, 2014) There are just a few days left before Christmas 2014 has come and gone. I’ll be honest: I’m not ready yet – but I will be by 6 a.m. on December 25th! I don’t know if you’re like me, but it’s one rapid slide from Labor…

Prop 8 ruled unconstitutional

In breaking news, a federal judge just released 130+ page ruling declaring California’s Proposition 8 to be unconstitutional. Chief U.S. District Judge Vaughn Walker – one of three federal judges known to be openly gay – found in his ruling that the ban violated the Constitution’s equal protection clause under the 14th Amendment. The closely…