Life

Five and Five Equals Forever

It’s about five days since a key date but, there is, after all, something about the fives. Get ready, here it comes. Yes, one of 365 blocks on the calendar is rather key here at Ursa Acres… Five years ago was when Cori and I “did a thing” and tied our lives forever together on […]

Rants

Twitter Sez DS106 Daily Create Get Off My Lawn!

The Musky Dark Lord of Twitter has finally cast the fun loving, roll-in-the-grass-like-a-happy-dog DS106 Daily Create off of the tweeting lawn. This marks the end of 3811 successive never missed a single day of tweeting fun creative challenges openly and the last 2813 of them had, until today, been able to have their responses collected […]

SPLOT, Wordpress

Splotbox: A SPLOT for Shorts

Don’t let people tease you for wearing jorts, they are just a useful pair of shorts, expanding the life of their predecessors. And they are also now supported by the SPLOTbox theme, not necessarily the greatest improvement to my wordpress theme stable, but worth doing. Especially because it came from a happy user of SPLOTbox, […]

Ideas, Rants

Lying, Hallucinating? I, MuddGPT

Sigh, one cannot avoid The Topic, the Only Thing as it has been grailed. At least it provides fodder for some mocking. It’s so easy even with the merest of ChatGPT et al interaction to respond under the influence of the Weizenbaum effect made visible in the verbs we choose. And like Laura Czerniewicz wrote […]

Memories

Dad@97

Happy day of birth “old man” aka Morris aka Mickey aka Dad… This would have been a cake with 97 candles flaming on it. I don’t have to ask ChatCPT to say anything about what it means to remember a loved one. But I did take a black and white (or is it sepia and […]