When Parents Go to Jail

So, during this “crisis” at our southern border with Mexico, our country has been separating children from their parents because their parents have been arrested and detained for “illegally” crossing the border. This is morally reprehensible. So many other ways-humane ways-exist to treat these migrants. I’ve heard multiple arguments to support our government’s horrible actions… Continue reading When Parents Go to Jail

I Am Rich

This thought hit me a few weeks ago. I was standing in line at the grocery store deli waiting to order lunchmeat and cheese. I am rich. I read an article a while back stating that people in the top 20% of income earners don’t feel rich or wealthy. You can read it here: https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/economy/i-dont-feel-wealthy-the-upper-middle-class-is-worried-about-paying-for-the-tax-overhaul/2017/11/09/a5cf1acc-c55e-11e7-aae0-cb18a8c29c65_story.html?utm_term=.b14dadbea132… Continue reading I Am Rich

Us vs. Us

As I watched the events unfold in Charlottesville, Virginia this weekend, I kept reminding myself, “those are my people.” Yes, those White Supremacists are my people. Of course, so are the counter protesters. One of the things I love about my job is that I am a public servant. I serve my community, all of… Continue reading Us vs. Us