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…

Why I'm becoming paranoid

by Patrice Lewis -- The news this week has been freaky. It seems everything we do, say, or write is being monitored by Big Brother. Every keystroke, every bank transaction, every word more…

Laws are for little people

by Patrice Lewis -- Doubtless many of you remember the notorious "Queen of Mean," hotelier Leona Helmsley, who was convicted of federal income tax evasion in 1989 after famously saying, "We don't more…

Where does paranoia end and tyranny begin?

by Patrice Lewis -- About three years ago, a faithful reader of my blog contacted me to say she would no longer be leaving comments or otherwise communicating by email because she more…

The Obamacare nightmare

by Patrice Lewis -- We've had a dicey month here in the Lewis household, because for the first time we've had to face some serious medical issues. For the 23 years of more…

Pay no attention to man behind the curtain

by Patrice Lewis -- Always, always, when I think things can't get any loonier, they do. On May 5, President Obama gave the commencement speech at Ohio State University and actually said more…