Farm Subsidies, Frankenfoods and Food, Inc.: What You Don't Often Hear in the Media About Farming

"If you don't take care of your equipment, you will fail," he said. He actually used the word "fail" a lot, which is why I am still amazed anyone would take a chance on farming, let alone both sides of my family, and for so many generations. ...more

I agree with parentinginprogress, I didn't get the same read on Food, Inc. - I actually felt ... more

Just Because I Have a Vagina Does Not Mean I Need a Women's Guide to Sports

I am just so tired of society thinking that people with ovaries are ignorant when it comes to sports. Maybe June Cleaver needs this book, but I am Sarah and I live in 2010 and I am offended. ...more

Yeah, you know, I wasn't sure how to feel when I first saw Danica's GoDaddy commercials (you ... more

Just Because I Have a Vagina Does Not Mean I Need a Women's Guide to Sports

I am just so tired of society thinking that people with ovaries are ignorant when it comes to sports. Maybe June Cleaver needs this book, but I am Sarah and I live in 2010 and I am offended. ...more

I love sports, always have, and I've encountered the same treatment/prejudices you refer to when ... more

Manifesto: I Am Not a Brand

I am not saying that it is a bad or dishonest thing to try to sell your work. It is not. What I am saying is that I am tired of the rush to commodify everything, to turn everything into products, including people. I don’t want a brand, because a brand limits me. A brand says I will churn out the same thing over and over. ...more

Thanks for the great piece. Someone (OK, I admit, my dad) asked me recently: "What's the point ... more

(VIDEO) Putting it All Together: What Makes a Real Man?

My kids are on a big kick these days of drawing superhero comics; mostly, the stories are about people falling, because falling is fun to draw! But I like that they're thinking about heroes. ...more

A man who is confident enough in himself and his manhood to also be able to laugh at himself. My ... more

Not That Frugal? Don't Worry, You Don't Have To Make Yogurt to Read Me

You know, something odd happens when word gets out about your frugality. (I think it's safe to say that word has gotten out about mine!) Even though it's not my intention at all, as a result of my incessant frugal blogging, other people are feeling guilty for spending more on groceries than I do, for not making yogurt, for not baking bread, for using their dryer exclusively, and for a multitude of other things. ...more

Aloha from Maui! There have been months and years that I have read blogs like yours - not always ... more