The Adventure Begins

Yesterday was Day One of my teardrop camper build and things went all right. Which was a big change from Monday, let me tell you. I’m building this thing at mom’s place in the mountains and after heading up here, I realized I had forgotten some important medical stuff, so we had to turn around […]

Am I a Racist?

Last week, Tony Jones, blogger, pastor and Theologian-in-residence at Solomon’s Porch, was involved in what he referred to as a “kerfuffle“. That’s a strange word (which means a disturbance or fuss) to use, considering the ass-kicking he took over some remarks he made in  couple of speaking engagements. Rest assured I’m not here to add to Tony’s discomfort. I’ve seen him speak […]

The Perks of Being a Man?

I’m not going to lie to you, I like being a man. We’ve got a lot going for us, you know. A lot of cool things are either named after us or have “man” in them somewhere: mankind, manhood, woman, human, see what I mean? And, because our we have outdoor plumbing, we don’t have nearly as much […]

I’m a Feminist?

For years, like many people, the word feminist has conjured up a certain image for me. In the past it was spectres of aggressive hairy-legged women with bushy armpits and wimpy pony-tailed, bearded men marching in the streets demanding not equality for women, but special considerations. I thought of radical people pushing political correctness which makes me  forgo […]