Don't come knocking on my door

by Patrice Lewis -- On Thursday I made a severe error in judgment. I logged onto the Drudge Report, where these headlines jumped out at me: Stocks drop most in a year more…

Keep your pants on, America!

by Patrice Lewis -- A few weeks ago I had a nightmare of a day. One of our cows was in heat and we didn't want the bull to breed her because more…

Ashamed to be an American

by Patrice Lewis -- Once again, emasculated school officials have done the preposterous: They've told kids it's wrong to display pride for being American. This time it was at Live Oak High more…

My deep dark conspiracy theory

by Patrice Lewis -- Some alarming news is coming to light about governmental attempts to disarm Americans through the back-door method of signing international treaties on gun control. Frankly I don't see more…

The death of common sense

by Patrice Lewis -- When I was growing up, my mother often lamented how uncommon common sense was. For years she hammered into my head that education or beauty or intelligence or more…

Taxing Atlas

by Patrice Lewis -- The following column can officially be termed a "rant." Sometimes I just need to vent, and this is one of those times. Taxes have been on my mind more…

Moments of peace in a world of strife

by Patrice Lewis -- I was milking the cow the other day. The morning sun was warm against my back, a welcome respite from the winter's chill. I leaned my forehead against more…

I'm so sick of being right

by Patrice Lewis -- There's a scene in the movie "Galaxy Quest" in which actors on a distant planet are spying on cute alien creatures that resemble children. The cynical Guy says, more…

What was God thinking?

by Patrice Lewis -- I'm going to do something I've never before done in my columns: ask for help. No, not for me; but for some people we know. When tragedy strikes, more…