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#FFFC 50 — Clash

The image is from the New York Public Library at Unsplash.com. Liberty Theatre used to be a place where we could go to forget about our troubles. First there were the Nicklodean silents, then the talkies, and with the electronic age came digital film and special effects. No matter the media, we could lose ourselves… Continue reading #FFFC 50 — Clash

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#SLS — Lotus Flower by Radiohead

Jim Adams is the entertaining host of Song Lyric Sunday.  Jim says: Look for songs that are written or sung by someone named Tom/Dick/Harry or a song that includes one of these names in the lyrics. Here are the “rules”: • Post the lyrics to the song of your choice, whether it fits the theme… Continue reading #SLS — Lotus Flower by Radiohead

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#MM Saturday Mix – Mad About Metaphor — Sunshine Sláinte

Marcy was raised in a home where alcohol consumption was standard practice for the adults at every family gathering. The men seemed to have a preference for whiskey and beer, and the women enjoyed their vodka, tequila, and wine. The adults seemed to have a lot of fun while consuming their alcoholic beverages, laughing and… Continue reading #MM Saturday Mix – Mad About Metaphor — Sunshine Sláinte

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Reena’s Exploration Challenge #118 — One way?

Mainstream arrows all point the same Consume, borrow, compete, obey When thoughts ping pong another way With pills, snorts, sips – “if” fades away It's chancy if you choose to play Mind wanders, careful what you say Land of the free – til you resist Drowning waves come, you get my gist? Get your message… Continue reading Reena’s Exploration Challenge #118 — One way?


Our Cartoon President — Hobo Moon Cartoons

https://www.youtube.com/embed/videoseries?list=PLZ8c54cxQG2Er3jT_VcduPQWzeNMvvrzl&hl=en_US Stephen Colbert & Chris Licht (2020) Executive produced by multiple Emmy winner Stephen Colbert and his Late Show executive producer, Chris Licht. Starring two-dimensional avatars of Donald Trump and his merry band of insiders and family members, this cutting-edge comedy presents the truish adventures of Trump, his confidants and bon vivants. It’s a workplace… Continue reading Our Cartoon President — Hobo Moon Cartoons

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Thursday Inspiration 39 — Flower Power

I have what they call Flower Power. It starts at the tip of my ratted lavender-scented bouffant and vines down to the tips of my squeaky yellow PVC boots. As I fly over spring terrain, my shimmery green silk cape sends sparkles everywhere that makes seeds germinate when my boyfriend hero, Sol, warms things up.… Continue reading Thursday Inspiration 39 — Flower Power

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dVerse — soliloquy — view from the trail

Situation: In a small group discussion last night, we compared Judas to The Prodigal Son as far as regret, attitude, behavior, motivation; during the discussion a disagreement arose. One camp felt that, even though Jesus knew he was going to be betrayed and said as much to Judas, “Do what you have to do.,” Judas… Continue reading dVerse — soliloquy — view from the trail

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#FF — Breathe

PHOTO PROMPT © J Hardy Carroll Breathe The schedule rested on the ledge at the guard shack. Electric devices long gone, the only way to make an appointment was to physically make one in the book. Reservations were out weeks; visitors felt blessed it wasn't months. Dome Association sites each had rustic campsites for waiters.… Continue reading #FF — Breathe

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Visualizing The Beatles – Part 4 (and Final)

“Visualizing The Beatles: A Complete Graphic History of the World's Favorite Band,” is written/designed by the duo of John Pring and Rob Thomas, copyright is 2018. I'm covering pages 210 - 271 today. Visually-oriented individuals like myself will find it compelling. These last 61 pages continue the pattern but still are throwing new things in… Continue reading Visualizing The Beatles – Part 4 (and Final)

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#Haikai Challenge #121 (1/13/20): take down pine (decorations) (matsu osame)

  After the 'Tis Holiday cheer Vapors in January Misty memories Fruity glogg to up neat Spirit boxed with ornaments Frank J. Tassone is the host of Haiki Challenge.  Frank says: This week, write the haikai poem of your choice (haiku, senryu, haibun, tanka, haiga, renga, etc.) that alludes to take down pine (decorations) (matsu… Continue reading #Haikai Challenge #121 (1/13/20): take down pine (decorations) (matsu osame)