#FF — First Domino

PHOTO PROMPT © Dale Rogerson Ada, Bonnie, Christy, Donna, Eileen, Francina, and Ginette grew up together in St. Ignace. Their mothers stayed home and made pasties. Their fathers worked as woodsmen, railroad men, and on the ships of Lake Michigan. They married young and followed their parents’ footsteps. They canned food in autumn, made quilts…

Movies, Movies, Movies! #73 – February 23, 2021

Welcome to another installment of Movies, Movies, Movies!  I have a good batch for you this week. Diner (1982) Starring: Steve Guttenberg, Daniel Stern, Mickey Rourke, Kevin Bacon, Tim Daly, Ellen Barkin, Paul Reiser, Kathryn Dowling, Michael Tucker, Jessica James, Colette Blonigan, and many more.Director: Barry LevinsonGenres: comedy, dramaSynopsis: Set in 1959 Baltimore, the story…

dVerse — Quadrille 122 — Avocadette

  Avocadette, photo taken 022221 Once she was an almost cast-off pit to be tossed into the compost heap.Redeemed on a whim, toothpicked and watered, she sprouted thanks.Inspiring beyond all weathered strife, spider mites, and indoor gloom, she goes on, greening and growing,reaching out for Spring. I have a lot of indoor plants. Most of…

2021 MOVIE DRAFT- ROUND 4 PICK 8- MSJADELI- SELECTS- BEING THERE — slicethelife

Round 4 Pick 8  February 22 Lisa “Being There” (1979) Genre:  comedy Director:  Hal Ashby Writer:  Jerzy Kosinski and Robert C. Jones (book adaptation) Settings:  Washington, D.C. and the Biltmore Mansion in Asheville, N.C. Awards:  14 wins and 15 nominations Cast:  Peter Sellers, Shirley MacLaine, Melvyn Douglas, Jack Warden, Ruth Attaway, Richard Dysart, Henry Dawkins, […]…

Poem — Morning Revelation

It starts small, like the tinkle of the cat’s collar. It trembles as the flipped blinds show a row of light. It rises with the stack of iced snow on the bird bath. It trickles with water falling from the aquarium filter. It gurgles with this morning’s coffee pot promise. It flits with house finches…

dVerse — Poetics — Winter Rainbow

Winter Rainbow What do you call the color of sunlight on snow?A whiter white with flecks of sparkling prisms?Bright silver with contrasting greys of depth?Where corkscrewed plow has churned, itlooks like chopped gunmetal-colored cement. Fast-moving rust jerks, robotic in her searchfor milquetoast bits of kernels in mostly emptysunflower shells. Reds hit and run above herin…