Structure

I’ve always known that writing was good for us – and not in the “eat your broccoli” way, either (although do eat your broccoli! It’s delicious! Unless it’s overcooked. In that case, please reconsider your approach to veggies). Writing does so very much for us, and helps us get through those things we don’t know…

By Rhetorica Running April 2, 2020 0

Anticipatory Grief

I first heard that term when Chris was in the military, and it was obvious he was going to be going to Iraq (he never went, fortunately, because even during a time of active warfare, my son can screw up his employment opportunities with the government). I couldn’t figure out why I felt so calmly…

By Rhetorica Running March 25, 2020 0

Well, THAT’S Bold.

CONGRATULATIONS, voters! Trump is going to try to buy your vote! It’s like Obama Phones, but REAL! Thanks loads, there, Fuckface Von Clownstick, now I’m really conflicted. I know people NEED that money, and worse yet, corporations NEED people to get that money, and even worse yet, I know that the general voting public has…

By Rhetorica Running March 17, 2020 0

What I’m Playing

It always comes as a huge shock to my students when I say that I love to game, and then follow it up with a little bit of street cred in the form of actually knowing what I’m talking about. This goes a very long way towards helping them “get” the concept of discourse communities…

By Rhetorica Running January 20, 2020 0

Beg Pardon?

Pardon me for the possibly unhinged nature of the following rant, but I have recently apparently developed the first ever utterly silent voice in the history of ever. Not really. I know that there are plenty of women, ok, all women, who have had this issue at some point in their lives, and probably still…

By Rhetorica Running December 2, 2019 0