The Crucifixion of the Gospel of Love

The Crucifixion of the Gospel of Love

I really want to stay quiet about this, because I know there are some of my friends who are, quite frankly part of the problem. I also know there are some of them who are trying really hard to work within a corrupt and toxic system to make a difference in the world....
Dear Taylor Swift: An Open Letter

Dear Taylor Swift: An Open Letter

An open letter to Taylor Swift. I have never bought your music before. I am not a Swiftie. You’re a wealthy and successful artist, my opinion didn’t make anyone millions, so feel free to disregard. Your new album is coming out soon, and your new single was...
Reaction: The Problem with Trump

Reaction: The Problem with Trump

There are several things we could argue about the way our current president reacts to—well—everything. The thing is, the same things could be said of his career and his life. True, the mainstream media has made some of these same broad statements, and I actually hate...
Cycling and Smoky Skies

Cycling and Smoky Skies

August in the Northwest brings fires, and with the fires comes smoke and haze. In the valleys where many cities are, this can create an inversion and horrible air quality. Cycling in these smoky conditions can not only be challenging, but hazardous to your health....
Trump Chaos is Serious Business

Trump Chaos is Serious Business

The Clinton White House was a mess the first few weeks. There was hardly anyone on the staff who had been in the White House before, and the result was a chaotic mess. No one knew who, if anyone, was in charge. Then Clinton brought in two administration veterans: Leon...
Repeal and Replace vs. Skinny Repeal

Repeal and Replace vs. Skinny Repeal

The trend on Twitter this morning is twofold: one is a group decrying Senator John McCain and his vote against the skinny repeal. Voters are saying he ran on a repeal and replace platform, and yet now has sold out, and would not vote for the so-called Skinny Repeal....
Floating Season is Here in Boise (Finally)

Floating Season is Here in Boise (Finally)

Thousands of water fans in Boise have had a disappointing start to the river season this year. High water, flooding, and damage to river banks meant that the usual season for floating the river would be cut short. Some thought it might not happen at all. Well, those...