Personal/Political ~ Josette Brose-Eichar

Josette Brose-Eichar


Greed and loathing

Posted on September 17, 2023

Last month, the California State Department of General Services (DGS) and the Grupe/Rogal partnership submitted a Builder’s Remedy... Continue

Job insecurity

Posted on September 1, 2023

As an event floral designer, I have become very familiar with event venues and hotels. I see work cultures where employees and vendors... Continue

Lies in all sizes

Posted on August 17, 2023

We like to think we know a lie from the truth, or think there is a gray area where we just can’t make a judgment. Sometimes we tell... Continue

What’s the plan behind the big buying spree?

Posted on August 10, 2023

Many years ago when we first moved to the Springs, I was out for a walk.  I saw this bumper sticker:  “Militant agnostic, I don’t... Continue

Powered by money

Posted on July 1, 2023

Where do you draw the line and consider someone wealthy? Is it if they own a home that is now worth a million dollars? Does it matter... Continue

Book bans and boycotts

Posted on June 1, 2023

In discussing the buying spree of KS Mattson, LeFever Mattson, or any of their 50 companies, it is important to make a distinction... Continue

In defense of the “Boomers”

Posted on May 17, 2023

Boomer. What exactly does this word mean? It could be someone who makes loud booming noises, or a person born in the years just after... Continue

Sonoma won’t have a second dispensary anytime soon. Why not?

Posted on May 7, 2023
Sonoma won’t have a second dispensary anytime soon. Why not?

Last month the Sonoma City Council addressed the issue of issuing a Request for Proposal (RFP) for a second cannabis dispensary within... Continue

There was no ‘golden age’

Posted on April 17, 2023
There was no ‘golden age’

I just returned from a visit with an old friend. We were coworkers at Visa Credit Card, many years ago.  We have maintained our friendship... Continue

The spectacle of violence

Posted on April 3, 2023

This is the headline for a movie review of John Wick: Chapter 4: A three-hour killing spree perversely entertains. It claims the “fetishized... Continue

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