Dinnertime, a Family Tradition and Cooking By Color

When I was growing up, the dinner table was an important part of our daily routine. It was as regular and expected as church on Sunday. You just did it. Nothing teaches patience and tolerance like being forced to sit across from the sibling that just stole your favorite baby doll and tore its head … Read more

Parental Rights are Individual Rights

Hubris: noun – exaggerated pride or self-confidence Arrogance: noun – an attitude of superiority manifested in an overbearing manner or in presumptuous claims or assumptions Presumptuous: adjective – overstepping due bounds (as of propriety or courtesy) : taking liberties Egotism 1 a : excessive use of the first person singular personal pronoun b : the practice of talking about oneself too much 2 : an exaggerated … Read more

Whack-a-mole Arguments

Everyone has played whack-a-mole as a kid right? It is one of the rare belligerently aggressive games that little kids are still allowed to play even in our anti-bullying agenda age. Everyone overlooks the brutality of it. Hey, it’s just plastic moles and a neoprene rubber mallet on a cord. What harm is there really? … Read more

My People

Racism. It is such a hot topic that as soon as we hear it, it elicits visions of punk neo-Nazis and red-neck Dixie flag wavers. It makes us think of police brutality, and social injustice. When you think of racist, when you think of what a Racist looks like, who do you envision? Is it … Read more

Avoidable Madness…

I love that people tend to confide in me. Over the years, I have had almost complete strangers and rare acquaintances profess the oddest things. I don’t mind. I like to help. But I have noticed some trends in questions over the past few years. I won’t list them. You can infer what you like … Read more