Many universities, including Harvard, have been making changes to the way they evaluate their students. There are two specific situations I would like to address: the extra SAT points being granted to Hispanic and African American students and the removal of Asian Americans as “people of color” due to their success in many areas. First,Continue reading “Smart Doesn’t Include a Color”
The borders have been a constant discussion, specifically the children. Not only are children coming over undocumented, but sex offenders and violent offenders are as well. Let’s have a logical conversation about the intent behind this situation.
My biggest inspiration for the blog comes from my stepdad, but I never called him that. He is my father and was since I was 5. He is a tough as nails Vietnam Navy veteran. I know endless stories from his time in Vietnam, driving pontoon boats. I also know his story of coming home,Continue reading “The Man Who Inspired Me”
A poem about the drug that makes people numb to the pain they run from.
The man who sits under the bridge has much in common with the man who is painted beside him, on the rusted walls.
I was thinking about how my profile was deleted and how Facebook wants me to be angry. Facebook wanted me to be distraught and eagerly search for my old friends so I could get that identity back. Nah. I think I will appreciate the shift to find new people and new stories. I will networkContinue reading “My First Disable on Facebook”
A short poem about the cold.
Everywhere I turn my head, I see the seeping of socialism into our country. What’s even more odd, is that they use gender and race to push us towards this movement, this conformity. Gender and race are two things that we have absolutely no control over. This notion is the exact reason why discrimination shouldContinue reading “The Individual Lost in the Crowd”
Something might seem right in the moment but, in the long run, it could come back to haunt you in worse ways than you imagined. This is a lesson we often learn as teenagers and young adults. Once we mature and wise up, we sometimes go back to mom and dad for support or advice.Continue reading “Politicians All Dress the Same”
The days are at their coldest here in Washington state. It was on one of these chilly winter days that I decided to start my first blog. I had been tucked away in the house for quite some time and the urge to release my ideas and thoughts became almost unbearable. When we don’t haveContinue reading “Writing in the Snow (Intro Post)”