#FF — The Ultimate AI

PHOTO PROMPT© Liz Young Model XLR7000 promised to be the ultimate AI. Marty, mesmerized by youtube promotional videos, secured a second mortgage on her house. She drank a shot of tequila the day the email arrived confirming she would be one of the first thousand customers to receive a unit in January. Affectionately known as…

dVerse Poetics — Memories of Dad

After my folks divorced, my mom and us kids moved away. The new house was smaller, but brighter. The old, quiet, mostly childless neighborhood switched to one full of children for my brothers and I to play with. running in sunlight I shoot and make the basket my new best friend cheers Weekends with my…

Movies, Movies, Movies! #102 – September 21, 2021

Welcome to another installment of Movies, Movies, Movies!  I was just scrolling through some of the 2021 Emmy nominations and wins and am so far out of the loop without streaming channels! Closed for Storm (2020) Starring: Jared Black, Ryan Bordenave, Jason Cambre, Colt Connell, Patricia Franicevich, Kenney g Guidry, Jr., Troy Henry, Christian Kelly,…

dVerse Quadrille Monday 136 – Early Morning Transport

Some quiet clockwork morningsair crunches, birds still slumber;cats furry donuts in fleece bedswhen anachronistic stage is set;triggers from percolator poemstransport with each sip, to whenlips lingered over lips together,steam wisps and easy smilescozy-niched into our forever.   image:  “Morning Coffee,” by Khalid Saqr Linda is today’s host for dVerse’. Linda says:Hello Everyone and Welcome to…

Doodads — Mlady & Dotty closer and closer

Mlady always takes the initiative in getting closer and closer to Dotty.  Almost always Dotty will jump away, intimidated or upset that Mlady showed up.  In a rare semi-copecetic moment, both stayed where they were.  It didn’t last more than a minute before one jumped away.  Dotty has started sleeping in the cat bed I…

Things that make me go hm?

Last night as I was watching movies, the bright of the almost full moon kept flickering through the blinds, finally calling enough times to motivate me to do something I rarely do:  go outside in the middle of the night to take a picture.  It was 3 a.m. when I set my new phone’s camera…