Mothers are Born of Children

Mothers are Born of Children

By Piper Bayard   It’s children who deliver mothers into the world. Before children, we are daughters, girlfriends, and wives, but until we love a child, we are not mothers. The part of us that grows into a mother remains a child until a child becomes more...
Pilgrim on a Lonely Journey

Pilgrim on a Lonely Journey

Bayard & Holmes ~ Piper Bayard This is the week of the mass American pilgrimage. Thanksgiving, more than any other holiday, is the day we Americans travel home. It is the one holiday we all share, no matter what our religion. The day when we gather as families....
Thank You, IRS, for Coming After Me

Thank You, IRS, for Coming After Me

Bayard & Holmes ~ Piper Bayard   The IRS came after me, and I’m smiling. Yes, smiling. No, I don’t enjoy paying taxes. In fact, I’m appalled by the way the government misappropriates or flat out pilfers half of what it takes, and then our “leaders” refuse to...
12 Strong–Movie Review

12 Strong–Movie Review

Bayard & Holmes ~ Piper Bayard & Jay Holmes Based on the best-selling book Horse Soldiers by Doug Stanton, 12 Strong is the true story of the first US Army Special Forces team to go into Afghanistan to hunt down Taliban and al-Qaeda after the 9/11 terrorist...