Mother’s Day

Many people in the US show appreciation for their mother on the second Sunday of May. While Mother’s Day may be more commercial, and directed differently than originally intended [ref], I will use the day to thank two women, both mothers, who have made and continue to make a ...

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My Little Bro Pitching

Connor Pitching

This past weekend my littlest brother pitched for the first time. Word has it that he pitched 3 consecutive strikeouts! Go Connor. However, this word needs to be taken with a grain of salt as it comes from our mom, who as most moms do, occasionally neglect unfavorable details.

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Flat Stanley’s (not so) Adventures at UCSB

My brother Connor recently mailed me a letter that read:

Dear Friends and Family,
In Social Studies we have been discussing communities and what makes them work. To help us learn more about other places, we would like to ask you for your help. Included in this letter is our ...

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