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This summer went by way too fast. I swear I blinked in June and it is now… September? With that in mind, it’s time for the obligatory seasonal post. This is...

This Spring the following has happened: 1.) I graduated with a 4.0 G.P.A 2.) I joined an honor society: Phi Theta Kappa 3.) I won a scholarship. 4.) Columbia University (an Ivy League...

This autumn the following has happened: 1.) I finished my classes with another 4.0 semester. 2.) I won a scholarship. 3.) I found out I was graduating in Spring! 4.) I...

Stress Be Gone. This summer the following has happened: 1.) I finished my summer class. 2.) I attended 2 different conferences and CSEC training for work. 3.) DayOne has been updated...

Next month, Linda Flanders a retired San Fransisco police officer is giving my colleagues and I a crash course in de-escalation for mental health crises. If you want to check out...

I’m really excited to be joining everyone at the OJP conference next month. This year’s conference is titled Justice for All:  Moving from Disparity to Equity. For more information, or to register please visit...

This month’s training: VAT Civil Justice System, VAT Criminal Justice System, VAT Military Justice System, VAT Tribal Justice System, VAT Types of Victim Services, VAT Compensation, VAT Victim’s Rights, VAT Ethics....

Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It’s not. Dr. Seuss, The Lorax

Many times girls are discouraged from entering STEM fields. They think that science, technology, engineering and math are not something they are developed for. I for one beg to differ. STEM...

At each stage (of complexity) entirely new laws, concepts, and generalizations are necessary, requiring inspiration and creativity to just as great a degree as in the previous one. P.W.Anderson, 1972

After being told to preserve any bug we find, my coworker and I taped up a huge spider. Me: wow, that’s a horrible way for a spider to die. Coworker: I...