Naturally, I want to wish a Happy Father’s Day to all you diaper-changing, carpooling, barbecuing, soccer-coaching, in-cahoots-with-your-kids dads. It takes a very special man to do all those things and do them well. And by “well” I don’t mean “perfectly,” because I know you’d all tell me there are things you wish you could do [...]
I received my very first love note at the ripe old age of 8. I was in the fourth grade and as I was stepping onto the bus to go home a boy named Chris handed me a three page manifesto declaring his eternal love. I was mortified for several reasons. It was embarrassingly long [...]
One year ago today I posted an open love letter to my husband for his birthday. Since then it has been my most viewed post all but two days out of the last 365, and as of this writing it has received 4,539 total views. He’s 44 today and I’m reposting this to tell him [...]
As a Christian, I support Dan Cathy’s right to make a statement of faith. I cannot, and will not, support a statement of faith that includes invoking the wrath of God on our nation. If I can’t tell the difference between you and Westboro Baptist Church, you’ve got issues. If that were all it was, however, I might sneak one of their tiny, sweet chicken nuggets now and then. And a waffle fry. I love those things. Unfortunately, that’s not where this story ends.