• A gathering of thoughts

    I’m still niggling with the idiom “the world is going to hell in a handbasket” and why I felt like I needed to inject my own voice into that phrase — to “make it positive”. What bothers me about it? For one, it is a particular worldview that I suppose is dischordant with mine. I…

  • Fire and feathers

    Unsurprisingly, on my dubious side-quest to explore the origins of the phrase “going to hell in a handbasket” I’ve been struggling …

  • Hope in a handbasket

    Going to hell (or hope) in a handbasket? …


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