'Hi! I'm Rat Fink Barbie!'

by Patrice Lewis -- About a year and a half ago, I got a new laptop. It was something of a struggle to find one that wasn't pre-loaded with Windows 10, but more…

I carry a gun because a cop is too heavy

by Patrice Lewis -- It's becoming a weekly thing now. Log onto any news site and see the horrific headline of the latest terrorism, domestic or international. Body counts. Number injured. Hospitals more…

Disregard God and violence results

by Patrice Lewis -- Friday morning's headlines were enough to make people reel in horror: five cops ambushed and killed, nine wounded in Dallas at a Black Lives Matter protest. As of more…

The snowflake generation strikes again

by Patrice Lewis -- While the world continues to reel from terrorist attack after terrorist attack, Americans can take comfort that our next generation of graduates, emerging from colleges and universities across more…

Don't leave home without 'it'

by Patrice Lewis -- I'm typing this column in our barnyard. Five feet away is a calf nursing from his mother. A dozen other cows are lying around, chewing their cud or more…

Obama's 'moral evolution' -- downward

by Patrice Lewis -- In late May, as you may recall, Obama became the first sitting president to visit Hiroshima. In his speech he called on the world to "morally evolve," according more…

Is knowledge doubling -- or halving?

by Patrice Lewis -- Recently, I read something startling: Knowledge is doubling every 12 months, and this will soon be every 12 hours. Notes this link: "Buckminster Fuller created the 'Knowledge Doubling more…

Small business vs. power-mad bureaucrats

by Patrice Lewis -- This week, our 18-year-old daughter was indulging in a little mental fantasy about someday opening a used-book store. Our girls are passionate readers, and one of their favorite more…