December 2019

What's Your Beef? This is Normal

by Kris Drummond

We live in a culture that cultivates the art of pretending not to know. This could be one definition of privilege. In playing along, we the privileged beneficiaries of the system avert our eyes from injustice, greed, and inhumanity to take up…

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October 2019

What's Your Beef? Loud Pipes

So, tell me how is it that law enforcement can pick out a loud party, but they can’t pick out a loud motorcycle?  Several years ago, while on a family vacation in Glacier National Park, we hiked into the Granite Park Chalet. …

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September 2019

Beef Reconsidered

by Kris Drummond

Having beef feels strangely satisfying. Being asked to write about it is even better. Not only do I get to spend time re-convincing myself of my own opinions, but I get to expose people to them in a one-way conversation where nobody else can…

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June 2019

My Beefs

The world is supposedly becoming more helpful. When I needed to know how to balance my ceiling fan, I went to YouTube.When I had a question about medication side effects, I turned to the Mayo Clinic web site.Power steering on my van gives me…

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April 2019

My Beef

by Kris Drummond

Last month I paid almost a thousand dollars, flew across the country, and drove four hours to sleep in a tent and tell strangers the truth. For five days, we woke with the sun beneath the pale blue Sonoran desert sky and gathered at the…

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