What? Millennials turn to 'hands-on' vocations

by Patrice Lewis -- Last June, a very interesting article came out in the Wall Street Journal entitled "Why old-timey jobs are suddenly hot again." (If you have trouble reading the link, more…

The latest stupid parenting advice

by Patrice Lewis -- Once upon a time, everyone knew the best way to raise kids. You brought them up in a nuclear family with love, discipline, chores, responsibility and a sound more…

The aging, sagging fruits of feminism

by Patrice Lewis -- Ain't feminism great? It's opened so many doors for women. No longer held back by the male patriarchy, women are free to compete in the most cut-throat professions, more…

Come in from the cold

by Patrice Lewis -- There is a passage from a book called "Not Buying It: My Year Without Shopping" by Judith Levine. Disgusted with what she sees as a consumer culture in more…

Merry Resistmas: Looking up to 'angelic' Hillary

by Patrice Lewis -- By now I'm fairly certain everyone has seen the must-have hot new item for this Christmas season: the Hillary Clinton tree-topper, manufactured by a U.K. company called Women more…

1 surefire way to annoy your holiday host

by Patrice Lewis -- A couple weeks ago, I read an article about a wonderful, gracious, guaranteed-to-please technique for peaceful holiday meals with friends and family: Ask your hosts if they have more…

Why do people scoff at preppers?

by Patrice Lewis -- Recently I read an article concerning the business boom of an emergency food company called Wise Co. It's a long piece describing how the company has expanded both more…

Thank God? It's about time

by Patrice Lewis -- As you read this, Thanksgiving has come and gone and people are back about their business. But this Thanksgiving represented a huge shift in national attitude of gratitude. more…