Author Archives: Andrew

About Andrew

I'm a Christian, American, liberal, geeky, thoughtful, Northwest-transplanted Angeleno husband, father, and pundit who writes about anything he can think of.

The Message in the Ads

Well, it was quite a Super Bowl. (Yes, I’m late to the party.)  I wasn’t sure I was going to be able to watch because I needed to be studying, but I relented and headed home from the library in time for the … Continue reading

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Why I Went to the Demonstration.

It was Sunday afternoon. I found a desk at the library and settled in to write up a couple of assignments that were due in the next couple of days.  I figured that I had two and half hours to … Continue reading

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Early Morning Excitement

Greetings everyone.  I’m on Spring Break, so I actually have a little bit of time to do a post.  Imagine that.  Actually, I hadn’t planned on jumping back into the blogging game for the foreseeable future, but I was presented … Continue reading

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2015 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2015 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 2,400 times in 2015. If it were a cable car, it … Continue reading

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The Next Great Adventure

It was a Monday night in early July.  The kids were in bed, and Alissa and I were talking.  The conversation rambled here and there.  We talked about our jobs a bit, and the kids, of course.  We were just … Continue reading

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The Political Case for Bernie Sanders

You’re probably wondering why I titled this post the way I did.  It’s pretty simple, actually.  Please allow me to illustrate. Back in 2008, the last time there was an open Democratic field running for the party’s presidential nomination, I … Continue reading

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Standing with Teachers

My dad retired when I was twelve, about 3 months before I finished 7th grade.  He and my mom both had full careers  working for the County of Los Angeles and represented by the Service Employees International Union.  It’s a … Continue reading

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