Week in Review: Week 28

Reading Time: < 1 minute A productive week, with two major projects completed on schedule and two blog posts–including a return of the mysterious Rhetoric Referee. The Rhetoric Referee is an occasional mystery guest who takes apart the verbal tricks that politicians and debaters use to divert their opponents and deceive their audiences. He attempts to remain neutral, which in […]

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Use it up, wear it out, make it do, or do without

Reading Time: 2 minutes My mother used to quote “an old saying” that she learned in her youth. It sounded like something from the Depression, but it was actually a World War II slogan. “Use it up, wear it out, make it do, do without.” An old saying? Most of us had never seen economic conditions like those in […]

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