Domestic Church

Social Conservatism and the New Nationalism

Jack Fowler, a longtime publishing executive at National Review, sat alone and lonely in the way back of the conference. A National Review writer sat among the press and wrote a first-day story. She reported it as straight news, no comment. To be sure, National Review editor Rich Lowry spoke to the crowd and did [...]

In Defense of Domesticity

The Norwegian secret to enjoying a long winter is to see the freezing months as something to be enjoyed, not something to be endured. According to a seeker of human happiness, this makes all the difference. They even have a word, koselig, which means a sense of coziness. People gather around the table for a [...]

Time for Pre-Canine Counseling

  My girlfriend and I are getting serious. We've been involved, on and off, at long and short distances, for several years and have begun to feel the tug of the inevitable -- the beckoning warmth of a common hearth, the prospect of bearing each other's burdens as helpmates, of building up together our own [...]

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