The Family

By:  Miriam Merrill and Susan Liufau Jane’s phone alerted her to a new message in her email inbox.  She picked it up off the white linen tablecloth and clicked a few buttons not noticing the dejected look on her husband’s face.  After checking the message, Jane...

by Diane Robertson “In the absence of values, confusion reigns”  Bob Trent The new way to be enlightened, progressive, and well, completely mainstream is to believe and accept that gender is fluid, that some people are born with the physical manifestations of one gender but the brain...

By Jackie Bowles As young teenagers, my sisters and I started a babysitting service. We called ourselves “Three Sisters Three Sitters”. I remember babysitting all the time. Sometimes each of us had 3 different jobs on a given day. People knew they could always get one...

by Ally Fife When I was pregnant with my third child, my in-laws sent me a 500 page, hardbound journal written by my husband’s great great grandmother. Her name was Hannah Jane, and I became obsessed with her over the course of my pregnancy. She was...

by Christie Masters Senator Bernie Sanders has undergirded his presidential campaign with the declaration that “Income inequality is the great moral issue of our time...

by Jackie Bowles A few weeks ago I attended a family reunion. Getting everyone together is very hard to accomplish. As the week progressed, it was interesting to see the interactions between various family members or should I say a lack of interaction. Most were endlessly...

by Erin Weist One legislator’s proposed resolution in Utah has been receiving national attention.  This resolution would declare pornography to be a public health hazard.  The summary of this resolution states  it “recognizes the need for education, prevention, research, and policy change at the community and...

by Tashica Jacobson A common phrase heard over and over during my schooling was “married individuals are happier, healthier, and make more money.” This can seem hard to believe as my husband and I experience the struggle to pay bills and survive the tension of weekly...