Trump truly does seem to see things through the lens of winning or losing. If one wins, they succeed. With his nicknames demeaning others during the election and his constant attacks on other people, it seems obvious that he believes that in order to stay on top, he needs to step on others. And it's worked - it's working. We as a society have turned so much of life into a zero sum game where one person's win means another's loss. 

I’ve always loved a good puzzle. Jigsaw, logic problems, word problems – anything with a concrete solution. While concrete solutions are important to me, I love the challenge of developing new strategies to get at that solution. On the other hand, approaching a problem using the same strategy bores me. This is both a gift... Continue Reading →

One of the top stories tonight is about our President tweeting insults and engaging in name calling. Much of the appeal of the President seems to be his willingness to speak in these ways. As someone who has always seen language as powerful and sacred, it angers me. As an 11-year-old, I would tell other... Continue Reading →

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