The Justice Conference: Don't Miss It

By David Jacobsen A farmer works the ground with primitive tools from sunup to sundown, earning eighty-seven cents for a day of back-breaking labor. A girl looks out the tiny window in her brothel, wondering if this small slice of sky is the only view of the world her pimp will ever let her have. [Read More...]

This how you do me, God?

By now I suspect you have all heard the story about wide receiver Steve Johnson dropping the ball in the end zone. Johnson had the opportunity to give the Buffalo Bills one of their sweetest victories — an unexpected win against the Steelers in overtime. Instead the 24-year-old dropped the ball. My husband, whose passion for [Read More...]

Hillbilly Term of the Day

    British Soldier: noun. A lichen that blooms bright red in early spring when snow is still on the ground. The term comes from the reference to British Soldiers and their red coats, although some folks refer to it as Matchstick lichen. British Oil was also a commonly used term among the mountain people [Read More...]