Easter 2018

Easter 2018

Every year, I give something up for or pledge to gain something during Lent.  This year, I didn't know what to give up since I was running for office and literally running pounds off.  Food wasn't important to me, no particular obsessions had...
Abigail Adams

Abigail Adams

“I long to hear that you have declared an independency — and by the way in the new Code of Laws which I suppose it will be necessary for you to make I desire you would Remember the Ladies, and be more generous and favourable to them than your...
Good Friday

Good Friday

Today is Good Friday.  As my students noted, it is a “good Friday, because there's no school.” In today's world, that's often how this special day gets treated.  It's actually listed as a bad weather make-up day in my...
True Feminism

True Feminism

Women's Liberation Movement.  Feminism.  Woman Power. Before March's “Women's History Month” is over I wanted to publish two stories for you to share from a conservative perspective.  Today's post is on the myth that...

March 7th Thank You

Dear Tarrant County friends, It’s important that I thank all of you who have encouraged and supported me in this campaign.  This run for office has been my introduction to politics on a larger scale, and I have thoroughly enjoyed getting to know and work...
Presidents’ Day

Presidents’ Day

Today we celebrate Presidents' Day.  Designated as a holiday in 1885 in honor of George Washington's birthday, what we know commonly as “Presidents' Day” is still called “Washington's Birthday” by the Federal...

2018 Candidate Fair & Straw Poll

Hunters and non-hunters alike love Duck Commander merchandise.  If you would like to get your own, please come by and see me this Saturday, February 3rd at the Hurst Conference Center.  I'd love to meet you and answer any questions while you're...
The 2nd Amendment

The 2nd Amendment

My life's rhythms have ebbed and flowed to the tides of hunting seasons – squirrel season, duck season, deer season.  Most weekday evenings my dad would spend making sure his equipment was ready; knives were sharpened and rifles were cleaned; camo and...
Being the hands of God

Being the hands of God

When I think about “life” and what it means, I remember back to the dawn of the new millenium, when I delivered my second son.  We had gone to Baylor Irving Hospital to be induced into labor early on a weekday morning.  My doctor was there and...