My Blog Week: May 2 to May 8

All the Latest from Torsade!                             A Word on the Week   Charmless Offensive           First, a theory of mine. That the deep GOP cabal wants to burn Trump out as an asset. If they didn’t prefer him […]

My Blog Week: April 25 to May 1

All the Latest from Torsade!                             A Word on the Week   Ain’t That Dandy?           One of the little freaks of the week was the dandelion moment between the president and his wife—where on the way to […]

My Blog Week: April 18 to April 24

All the Latest from Torsade!                             A Word on the Week   Comfort and Convenience           We don’t see how easily we internalize the idea that inequality can be deserved. Let’s imagine a totalitarian trend in our politics…not […]

My Blog Week: April 11 to April 17

All the Latest from Torsade!                         Apologies, readers. I did well this week schedule-cramming, but things still popped out at the edges, and I didn’t end up with time to write my WOW piece. I did get some poetry done and new entries for […]

My Blog Week: April 4 to April 10

Posted by ractrose on 11 Apr 2021 in The Latest

All the Latest from Torsade!                             A Word on the Week   Comfort and Convenience           When we think about Amazon, we should think about retailing itself, what Amazon does and what it doesn’t do. Since the 21st […]

My Blog Week: March 28 to April 3

Posted by ractrose on 4 Apr 2021 in The Latest

All the Latest from Torsade!                             A Word on the Week   Drinking Water           Thinking, about a year ago, of New Year’s resolutions, and thinking of the environment, I was ready to stop buying bottled water. To […]

My Blog Week: March 21 to March 27

Posted by ractrose on 28 Mar 2021 in The Latest

All the Latest from Torsade!                             A Word on the Week   The Shallow Season           We are approaching the first of April, which where I live is forecast to be a weirdly cold day. Maybe nature’s just […]

My Blog Week: March 14 to March 20

Posted by ractrose on 21 Mar 2021 in The Latest

All the Latest from Torsade!                             A Word on the Week   With a Capital T             If you’re familiar with The Music Man, you understand something about our current dilemma. In this story, a swindler arrives […]

My Blog Week: March 7 to March 13

Posted by ractrose on 15 Mar 2021 in The Latest

All the Latest from Torsade!                             A Word on the Week   Cancel Clutter           There are two problems with political correctness…a term transitioning to being called wokeness (a phrase that once addressed awareness of others’ experiences, now […]

My Blog Week: February 28 to March 6

Posted by ractrose on 7 Mar 2021 in The Latest

All the Latest from Torsade!                             A Word on the Week   Get Your Hands Off My Shoulders           People often react to “I’m sorry, but…” with indignation. As apologies go, excuses-attached lacks something in sincerity. But when […]