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....
If You Only Had One Day in DC

If You Only Had One Day in DC

Bayard & Holmes ~ Piper Bayard Washington Monument My son had never been to Washington, DC, so when we went back East last week, we made it a point to go into the city. We only had one day. For those not familiar with the US capital city, if you catch it on the...
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...
Why We Never Forget

Why We Never Forget

Bayard & Holmes ~ Piper Bayard   Earlier this year, I was talking with a friend in the UK when Islamic terrorists attacked at their Parliament building. She said the UK had been dealing with terrorists time out of mind, and that while it always mattered, she...
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...