Major Purchase: Kitchen-Aid Mixer

What: Kitchen-Aid Pro 600 Series 6 Quart Bowl-Lift Stand Mixer. Cost: $330 Purchased From: Costco This purchase was made a while back, and is essentially a luxury purchase for us. Mrs. Norseman loves to bake, and often sends bread, bagels, English muffins, and other baked goods with me to work to give away and “sell” for donations. … Read more…

Old-Fashioned?

To the best of my knowledge, I have never heard anyone refer to me in real life as “traditional” or a “traditionalist.” However, I and my family have often been called “old-fashioned” and occasionally, “Amish.” Here are some of the reasons I and my family have been called “old-fashioned:”

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On separation of Church and State

In my interactions with others who want to bring back virtue and order, I have often encountered the idea that separation of Church and State is antithetical to this goal. I have heard the same theory espoused by those of the opposite persuasion; claiming that Church and State must be kept separate–or driven further asunder–in order to prevent a return to virtue and order. (Or, as they sometime express it, to protect LGBT “rights.”)

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Patriarchy and authoritarianism

Recently, Nick B. Steves posted an image to Twitter that I found both intriguing and confusing: I was intrigued by the relationship between the various groups and sites. In 2012, I discovered a rag-tag group of blogs that were, at the time, generally referred to as “the manosphere.” This group was diverse, including sites such … Read more…