Government invading homes for fun and profit

by Patrice Lewis -- [caption id="attachment_507419" align="alignright" width="298" caption="Recent news headlines featured on The Drudge Report"][/caption] The news reports are coming in thick and fast: In Henderson, Nev., the police violently entered more…

Radical homemakers

by Patrice Lewis -- As a housewife and homesteader (small farmer), I have taken it upon myself to learn a great many things over the past 20 years. I've learned to milk more…

Don't step in the elephant poop

by Patrice Lewis -- As a humble housewife, I don't understand national economics. I don't have a degree in business or finance from Harvard or a series of impressive letters after my more…

Throwaway children

by Patrice Lewis -- This was a difficult column to write because no matter how much I explain myself, I will be called heartless, cruel and unfeeling. At the risk of personal more…

Living in sin

by Patrice Lewis -- Awhile ago, I saw an online query from a journalist looking for information. The query was as follows: "I'm looking to interview men and women age 20-60 anywhere more…

'Respectable teenagers': Not an oxymoron

by Patrice Lewis -- Like many people, my husband and I follow the news closely. Seldom do we hear anything good. Seldom do we hear about incidences where our constitutional rights are more…

Tangible investments … that breathe

by Patrice Lewis -- We're having babies this summer at the Lewis homestead. Not human babies, cow babies. So far we have six out of a projected eight calves cavorting in the more…

Armed but not dangerous

by Patrice Lewis -- Last weekend I spent an entire beautiful day cooped up in a classroom, doing something very important: qualifying for my Utah concealed carry permit. In Idaho, it's fairly more…

Another kind of Obama-approved drone

by Patrice Lewis -- It was a remark meant for no other purpose than to be divisive. When President Obama stood in front of a crowd in Northern Ireland and said, "If more…