My Blog Week: January 17 to January 23

Posted by ractrose on 24 Jan 2021 in The Latest

All the Latest from Torsade!                             A Word on the Week       As I told you last week, I’ve been rereading a favorite from the past, the Lloyd Alexander series, The Chronicles of Prydain. I thought I’d share this:   […]

My Blog Week: January 10 to January 16

Posted by ractrose on 17 Jan 2021 in The Latest

All the Latest from Torsade!                             A Word on the Week     Robo-Republicans             I’ve been rereading, after decades, a book series I loved as a youngster: Lloyd Alexander’s Chronicles of Prydain. Well. Lord Gwydion has […]

My Blog Week: January 3 to January 9

Posted by ractrose on 10 Jan 2021 in The Latest

All the Latest from Torsade!                             A Word on the Week     Shame on Us             How do people get this unhinged? Or, how is it possible, even with a Trump mob wanting to lynch Mike […]

My Blog Week: December 27 to January 2

Posted by ractrose on 3 Jan 2021 in The Latest

All the Latest from Torsade!                             A Word on the Week     Who Goes There?             The last week of 2020 seems to have been dominated by fakes. Early on, the internet was obsessed with whether […]

My Blog Week: December 20 to December 26

Posted by ractrose on 27 Dec 2020 in The Latest

All the Latest from Torsade!                             A Word on the Week   Done With It             The culture creates an era’s beliefs and practices; the society enforces them. This week, a few things that the Trump era […]

My Blog Week: December 13 to December 19

Posted by ractrose on 20 Dec 2020 in The Latest

All the Latest from Torsade!                             A Word on the Week   Small Odds             This week marked a shift for GOP apologists, towards a phenomenon known as the Tail Wagging the Dog. A Wall Street Journal […]

My Blog Week: December 6 to December 12

Posted by ractrose on 13 Dec 2020 in The Latest

All the Latest from Torsade!                             A Word on the Week   Speciosity             Americans have become bad arguers, and bad processors of slow information (which, in the way of slow food, is the old school goodness […]

My Blog Week: November 29 to December 5

Posted by ractrose on 6 Dec 2020 in The Latest

All the Latest from Torsade!                             A Word on the Week   Stasis Oasis         “But you’d rather be, or I should say, you need to be, comforted by an explanation you believe is true. Here’s what’s funny. Anything […]

My Blog Week: November 22 to November 28

Posted by ractrose on 29 Nov 2020 in The Latest

All the Latest from Torsade!                             A Word on the Week   Ageing Brats         Back in the mid-sixties, let’s say, two children were born. We’ll name them Luann and Benji. Their parents had an original view of child-rearing: […]

My Blog Week: November 15 to November 21

Posted by ractrose on 22 Nov 2020 in The Latest

All the Latest from Torsade!                             A Word on the Week   More Flounce to the Ounce         Earlier in the Trump presidency, commentators used to say, “The one thing about Trump is that he’s never boring.” Well. These […]