3TC · Fandango's One Word Challenge (FOWC) · fiction · politics · Word of the Day Challenge

Bluebird Believers

image link Fandango's FOWC is post, the Word of the Day Challenge is enjoyment, Paula's 3 Things Challenge Words are well, ballroom, cactus, and Teresa's Story Starter Challenge prompt is “Ten long years.” The fundraiser at the fancy hotel in downtown Phoenix was organized and ready to go. The social media posts had been sent… Continue reading Bluebird Believers

music · Pearl Jam · politics · Song Lyric Sunday

#SLS — 25 Minutes to Go

Jim Adams is the gracious host of Song Lyric Sunday.  Jim says: This week the prompt is Minutes/Hours/Days/Weeks/Months, which was suggested by Felicia Denise.  This prompt may seem familiar, as Helen Vahdati had a similar one back on June 17, 2018 being Seconds/minutes/hours.  I ask again for you to be patient, and wait for me… Continue reading #SLS — 25 Minutes to Go

politics · Stream of Consciousness Saturday

#SoCS — Bernie 2020

Linda G. Hill is the host of Stream of Consciousness Saturday.  Linda says: Your Friday prompt for Stream of Consciousness Saturday is “the last piece of mail you received.” Talk about the subject of the last piece of physical mail you received, i.e. a gas bill–talk about gas, not the bill itself. Have fun! I… Continue reading #SoCS — Bernie 2020

3TC · Fandango's One Word Challenge (FOWC) · fauna · fiction · flora · nature · politics · Word of the Day Challenge

Home of the brave

image link Fandango's FOWC is division, the Word Challenge of the Day is empty, Paula's 3 Things Challenge words are tortilla, vault, riverbed, and Teresa's Story Starter Challenge prompt is “I’m sure it was all a dream.” Vanna started her morning with a breakfast of coffee and a corn tortilla with fresh avocado on it,… Continue reading Home of the brave

music · politics · Song Lyric Sunday · Uncategorized

SLS — Midnight Oil’s Mountains of Burma

image link which also takes you to Rolling Stone article on the group Jim Adams is the host of Song Lyric Sunday. Jim says: Music is in the air, lighting up our hearts and filling our dreams as an art form made up of sounds and silence. (and you said you weren't a poet, Jim)… Continue reading SLS — Midnight Oil’s Mountains of Burma

Fandango Provocative Question · politics

FPQ — footing the bill

Fandango's question of the day is easier than others he's asked. “Should tax payers have the option to explicitly say what they don’t want their tax dollars spent on?” What do you think? What areas, if any, would you wish to exclude your tax dollars from paying for? Fandango, I think representative government as we… Continue reading FPQ — footing the bill

dverse · poetry · politics

To Mr. James Baldwin, With Love

image link Anmol is hosting dVerse this evening.  The topic tonight is privilege.  Anmol says: You can approach the idea of privilege in different ways. You can either seek inspiration from these poets and their poems or reflect upon your own privileges and share them through a tapestry of images and metaphors along with a… Continue reading To Mr. James Baldwin, With Love

politics

Institutionalized soul murder. — Lucky Otters Haven

After watching Season 2 of "The Handmaid's Tale" and writing about it recently, when I read Lucky Otter's essay on totalitarianism and the trends of real life going on in relationship to it, I wanted to share it.  It's important we face where we are.  The title is apt. “If you’ve been following me for… Continue reading Institutionalized soul murder. — Lucky Otters Haven

horror · politics

The Handmaid’s Tale — S2

I'm about to go watch E4.  Hey peeps for those of you who haven't watched this series, it gives me an icy chill up my spine.  It's probably how some people felt back in George Orwell's time when he wrote 1984, where they were thinking if we are not careful this is where we are… Continue reading The Handmaid’s Tale — S2

politics · Uncategorized

Pete Davidson returns to standup, promptly rips Louis C.K. — Consequence of Sound

For anyone who has heard about the latest garbage CK pulled, Pete Davidson responds and is my new hero.  CK needs to get the --CK out of Dodge folks, and he can take perv freak Kevin Spacey with him. Louis C.K. may have forgotten how to be funny, but the same cannot be said for… Continue reading Pete Davidson returns to standup, promptly rips Louis C.K. — Consequence of Sound