To the Closed Border Jackwagons

First off, I really shouldn’t make an ad hominem attack on people who support closed borders. But right now, I’m deeply upset and I don’t think I can write this without spitting a little. I am cutting back on my political activism and commentary....

Three Takeaways from 2014

If you follow me here or on social media, or if you are one of my dear family and friends, you know that 2014 was quite a year for the me and my family. From a lost pregnancy to cancer, from a successful and productive career to a lost job, and from losing my last...

How Can I Fix This?

The LDS ‘Pantsgate’. An attempted mass shooting in Portland. An evil, senseless slaughter of children. A horrible knife attack. A good friend, dear to me and vivid in my heart and memory, young husband to an extraordinary woman, father of two, suddenly and...

A Hug-Filled Day

Today was an emotionally draining day in the Garrett household. If you follow me on Twitter (which you should be!), you probably know that we had a death in the family. Last night, our cat, Tally, was hit by a car and killed. She had crossed that road hundreds of...

Jared Garrett

Author of the Beat Series