Movies, Movies, Movies! #67 – January 12, 2021

Welcome to another installment of Movies, Movies, Movies! Two directed by Ken Loach this week! The Wild Goose Lake (2019) Starring: Ge Hu, Gwei Lun-Mei, Fan Liao, Regina Wan, Dao Qi, Jue Huang, Zeng Meihuizi, Yicong Zhang, Yongzhong Chen, and many others. Director: Yi’nan Diao Genres: crime, drama Synopsis: Two rival Chinese street gangs that…

dVerse — Quadrille 119 — Undertaker’s Lament

It’s hard to dab her waxen cheeks.Sockets fill with sea; digits tremble.When daffodils last bloomed, her face wore roses. Fresh endorsedfor necromancy that broughtsolace to sobbing left-behinders.“Keeping you safe, daddy,” she’d insisted as she imbued another covid corpse.     Image:  “Funeral” by Dondavid De Jackson is today’s host for dVerse‘ Quadrille Monday.  De says:Write…

Doodads — cider and song plus

Two weeks ago not only did younger son and his wife volunteer at the cat shelter but my older son’s girlfriend was there.  It was a very pleasant surprise to see her there.  What was an even bigger surprise was today, when my older son showed up.  This had all of us  together (masked) face…

earthweal OLW 52 — Vicarious

Apologies for the shaky jumbly recording; a videographer I ain’t. Today, on this sunny but cold winter day most stayed home. Some didn’t, like me. After library curbside pickup, I drove out to Lake MI in hopes the dunesand hadn’t blocked the road to the state park’s parking lot. It hadn’t. Eric Clapton’s Journeyman bluesing…

dVerse — OLN 281 — Come early

Oh how I wish St. Patrick’s Day came early this year.We could pack dried shamrocks into our pipesand invoke his spirit to return for a special favor.If we asked nicely, would he drive the snake fromthe capitol that sits on a swamp? Maybe, if we promised to be real good and played nice, he would…

Isn’t inciting a riot a crime?

image link The standing orange stain has been whipping his Magates into a frenzy for quite awhile.  The orange stain incited a riot that has threatened the very seat of our government today.  Why hasn’t the stain been contained?  Just heard live NBC news coverage say that his twitter accounts have been suspended.  I read…