Dear candidates,

Why is this campaign focused on people named Joe who have six packs abs and plumbing apprenticeships? There are seven people in this house and none of them fit those categories. You can put a lot of other labels on us, but when you do toss one of our labels around like a wooden carrot […]

democracy in the family

Dad: “Let’s plan this week’s menu democratically.” Amy: “What’s that mean?” Me: “It means we fight amongst ourselves.”

you-know-where froze over this week

Grandaddy: “Obama WILL be our next president.” Have you met my father? He is unapologetically as conservative, Republican and Southern Baptist as humanly possible. He also believes every bad thing ever said about Obama. It’s getting weird out there.