Tag: Vintage

Past Imperfect – #585

Karen, left: “Doesn’t this make you feel pretty and special?” Archie, right: “Those aren’t quite the two words I would use. Can you explain to me again why we’re wearing these things on our faces?” Karen: “Silly, I already told you. Noses are no longer fashionable.” Archie: “How […]

Almost Wordless Wednesday – #20

Hey, Folks. This week’s writing prompt will be (relatively) short and nostalgically sweet. Your Mission: Create a string of dialogue or a voice-over (think “documentary monotone”, observing wildlife in the Kalahari ) to explain what might be transpiring in this photo. Some background details that might give you […]

Past Imperfect – #85

The First Rule in Attracting a Decent Mate: Do not appear in settings where the wallpaper can overpower your mere existence. They have enough trouble finding you as it is. Harriet, left: “You fool, you went two steps too far before pausing to be noticed by the crowd. […]

Whispers of What Was and Is

Alyssa was done with this mess, and she had no qualms about sharing her thoughts on the matter with her mother. “Why are you dragging me through these stupid woods?” Mother had an equal lack of qualms. “Because you’ve done some dumb-ass things lately and you need to […]

Past Imperfect – #81

And here we have one of the earliest known celebrations of marriage equality in America, with everyone quite pleased. Except for that sole Republican guy in the upper middle right, who is running for Congress in Oklahoma and has just realized that this snapshot might bode ill for […]

Past Imperfect – #42

Her name was Lola, she was a showgirl, with yellow feathers in her hair and a dress cut down to… wait a minute. Where are the feathers? Where’s the DRESS? Something is clearly amiss in Gotham City, and we must find out more. Let’s eavesdrop on the scene […]

The Corona Chronology: Day 26

Cleo the Cat: “Daddy.” Daddy continues working on a story, in the zone. Cleo: “Daddy.” Daddy is trying to decide which character should get the zinger line he thought of in the shower this morning. This is a critical plot point. Cleo leaps into the ample lap of […]

The Corona Chronology: Day 8

After far too many days of enforced and boring seclusion, Irene was desperate for entertainment. In a moment of weakness and low-expectations, she decided it would be terrific fun to hide the family cat in a place where no one expected the cat to be, and then wait […]

The Corona Chronology: Day 1

As news broke that the city was being placed on lock-down because people breathe too much in public places, some folks did not quite understand the full impact of the directive. As shown in this photo taken at the Wankerbonker Club for Extremely White People, the seriousness of […]