August 18, 2020

It’s Democratic National Convention Week! In any other year we probably would have heard this week described as a big one if you’re “into politics.” 

But it’s not any other year. We’re in a global pandemic and our country (ahem, President Donald Trump) has failed to mount a thoughtful, coordinated and cohesive response to COVID-19 based on actual science. The total absenc...

"Mommy?"

"Mommy?"

"Mommy?"

That's the soundtrack of a working mom's day during COVID.

And let me state up-front that I am grateful to have a job, to be working during this economic uncertainty. I am grateful that I am healthy, my family is healthy, and we have a safe home and enough food.

But, I'm completely stressed out too.

And it's no wonder. Since March 14, I have been hom...

July 30, 2020

The car horns, man. They get me every time. 

When I hear the rapid fire BEEP! BEEP! BEEP! I get a little excited for those on the receiving end of the drive-by celebrations, but then I get a little sad. I think about all those kids missing out on birthday parties, graduation celebrations, family reunions and just plain old summertime get-togethers stocked with everything...

I’m Vanguard Public Affairs’ Creative Director, and I have been with the company for one year. These last 12 months have improved my communication skills, instilled a more energetic attitude, and sharpened my willingness to learn.

Since my first interview at Vanguard, I knew I’d be pushing myself like never before in order to make a true difference not only at Vanguard, b...

July 20, 2020

I’ve had my eye on Kamala Harris for some time. 

On Dec. 3, 2019, in a column I didn’t end up finishing, I wrote just that. At that time, I realized that I had been keeping tabs on Harris, a Democratic U.S. Senator from California, since the Senate Judiciary Committee held its confirmation hearings for future Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh the previous year. 

At tho...

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