Apparently, I'm not the only one who is off one's game.
Velvet Verbosity is offline and has been all day. So there's no 100 Word Challenge word to work from.
I did see, on Facebook, that they're in the process of restoring the site to service, but as of now? No dice.
At least there's a reason - somewhere - for all of this. Oh well. At least Haiku Friday is up to ME - and I will get it done.