My Blog Week: July 7 to July 13

All the Latest from Torsade!                         A Word on the Week   You Sweet Talker     I begin with the diplomatic contretemps that led to British ambassador Kim Darroch’s resignation. Let’s stop to imagine a leader (who doesn’t, among other things, blame his […]

My Blog Week: June 30 to July 6

All the Latest from Torsade!                             A Word on the Week   Old, New, Old News     I’ve been watching the HBO series, Chernobyl (which aired a while back, but I just bought the episodes). If you watched too, you probably […]

My Blog Week: June 23 to June 29

All the Latest from Torsade!                       (Click the title above to see two more panels, click image to enlarge.)       A Word on the Week   Self-Appointed Caretakers       A thing I hadn’t noticed in the news cycle before (or noticed […]

My Blog Week: June 16 to June 22

All the Latest from Torsade!                           A Word on the Week   Crazy Times, Part Two       It’s necessary to mention Nazis. In October of 1933, Germany, having a new Chancellor, and its government thrusting off in a new direction, chose […]

My Blog Week: June 9 to June 15

All the Latest from Torsade!                           A Word on the Week   Energy is Strategy       This is the topic heading I put down in my notes, with the idea I might sort of fudge it in, because I’ve been doing […]

My Blog Week: June 2 to June 8

All the Latest from Torsade!                         A Word on the Week   Das Kapital       Reports from this week’s beginning, had Gov. John Hickenlooper being booed at California’s State Democratic Convention, for saying “socialism is not the answer”. Well, no. Wholesale conversion […]

My Blog Week: May 26 to June 1

All the Latest from Torsade!                         A Word on the Week   Twister!   America’s heartland has been inundated with heavy weather, terrible prolonged flooding, and tornadoes in the hundreds. For the first time ever this week, I had to act in response to […]

My Blog Week: May 19 to May 25

All the Latest from Torsade!                       A Word on the Week   The Deadly Queue   The death toll on Everest this year is among the highest recorded, ten victims. The nation of Nepal has issued about 380 permits for the season, reportedly each costing […]

My Blog Week: May 12 to May 18

All the Latest from Torsade!                         A Word on the Week   Problems You Didn’t Know You Had     Starting small and going large, let’s consider a little story followers of late night TV will have heard. Last week, a twist of plot […]

My Blog Week: May 5 to May 11

All the Latest from Torsade!                       A Word on the Week   What to My Wondering Eyes Did Appear   Off to a normal start on Monday, I went into old posts to reconcile some links, and found that through a convergence of Word Press […]