David Vasquez

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Cleaning Up the Toy Room (and Immigration)

by David Vasquez 08-06-2010
Often when I ask my kids to clean the toy room, one of them will sit in the couch, arms crossed, and claim that she has already cleaned out all "her" toys, and the remaining ones are all her brothe

Abraham, Joseph, and Today's Immigrants

by David Vasquez 08-03-2010
Abraham and Sarah left all that was familiar and dear to them to follow the promise of a better future.

Something There Is That Doesn't Love a Wall

by David Vasquez 05-28-2010

In this simple statement from his poem Mending Wall, modern American poet Robert Frost voices the deep concern with how human fear leads to building walls that separate us from others.