In a box under my bed, lies my baby...Read More
n the wake of the Charlottesville, VA protests, one thing has become crystal clear:
- One side is motivated by fear, which leads to anger, anger to hate.
- One side throws around emotionally-charged language, calling the other side traitors to America.
- One side refuses to give any ground, refuses to honestly hear the other side out.
This past week, I spent a marvelous time exploring parts of Oregon and even more of Washington. Now, as I sit typing in a cozy studio bungalow by myself, I can hear the ocean from Dungeness Spit just a few feet away. I can hear a friendly bay horse whinnying for attention not far behind me, and a variety of birds (even an owl!) fussing to their neighbors...Read More
The legal line between small businesses and giant corporations is wide and well established, but anti-discrimination cases like the ones in question, all center around small businesses. Why? Could it be that small businesses are easier for states and state regulatory commissions to pick on?Read More
A response to John Corvino's viral YouTube video, "Bakers, Freedom, & the Law."
I saw Mr. Corvino's humorously-ended video the other night. He makes a case for anti-discrimination laws in regards to privately owned bakeries and other businesses, and to be honest he had me nodding my head in agreement. Right up until the "teaching = photography" in creative expression part (beginning around 1:41).