That Which Silences Hate

(Image: The Guardian)  “It came back with a rush: the huge room with its harsh overhead lights, the pathetic pile of dresses and shoes in the center of the floor, the shame of walking naked past this man. I could see my sister’s frail form ahead of me, ribs sharp beneath the parchment skin. Betsie,…

The Left Has Weaponized Race

As is the case most mornings, we had the morning news on in the background as we got ready for work and daycare. At one point, Lawrence Jones came on the screen with the rest of the Fox & Friends crew. Observing that he looked a little different than Steve, Brian, and Ainsley (i.e. he’s…

You Know What? You Can Leave.

There’s a viral video that surfaced recently of a hockey coach having a chat with the team before a game. He tells the players that if they planned to use hockey as a platform to protest our country or Canada (as other sports have done), they could see themselves out. Or rather, as he put…

Hey Lefties: How About We Raise Our Children HUMANS?

There’s always been a fascination with royalty. It’s ironic, give that our country literally exists because of a bloody revolution to separate ourselves from monarchical reign, but—despite the fact that I spent copious amounts of my college career studying American history and years blogging about the importance of that freedom we won, my rear end…

The Very Thin Line Between Chaos and Calm

Growing up, I used to pour over the Laura Ingalls Wilder books—fascinated by her seemingly endless adventures. The books got pretty dog-eared; Exhibit A: In one of the books, she wrote of a time she and her family—as they were still in the middle of building their log home on the prairie—found themselves surrounded by…