Category Archives: family


I got a text that said, “Look on your front porch.” The box was filled with silly little items, and with love. I laughed. Continue reading

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Take Your Daughter to Work Day

Every year on Take Your Child to Work Day, I am reminded of the way girls continue to be excluded from the sciences, especially Computer Science. Continue reading

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Thoughts on a Polarized America

I asked myself, what are the most significant polarizing issues? I believe the biggest one is abortion. Continue reading

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Four Years Gone

I miss you. Your gentle touch. The way you could make me smile. Continue reading

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The Comforting Arms of a Friend

Five years ago today, my husband, Shinko, phoned me, right before my dance class, to tell me he had just gotten off the phone with his oncologist. He had promised to let me know as soon as he heard the … Continue reading

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Thaidra Alfred – Featured profile – Daybreak Star

When she first started in the program, Thaidra was a very shy 3-year-old. Continue reading

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