We are going on a scavenger hunt. Here is the objective today according to the Park and Rec instructions. 10 clocks are placed along the walking trails and facilities at Lakeway City Park. Each clock has a QR code attached. When you find a clock, use the camera on your cell phone to scan the QR code. […]

    It is Stream of Consciousness Saturday, and here comes Linda Hill with a mammoth box. “Hey, Linda.” “John.” “Prompt?” “Duh. I’ll just leave it here on the porch. I doubt it will fit in the door.” “Thanks, Linda. Would you look at this? I better open it and see what we’ve got. I […]

Well, here we are, starting day three of the new administration. As I float around the blogs, I see some of those who worked themselves into a frenzy regarding Trump are now writing hate-filled posts about a few in Washington who have a question about the new direction. I have to wonder why the name-calling […]

“Hey, guys, come here.” “Yes, boss. You might have to call Twiggy twice.” “What’s up? “You both know the writer Teagan R. Geneviene.” “We have heard you talk about her books, Boss.” “Yeah, when you aren’t talking about your own.” “Good one Twiggy. Uh Twiggy?” “Don’t mind her boss. She has the attention span of […]

  It is Wednesday Story Day time again, and last week, we all went down the path of thinking Stennis (Lazar’s lawyer) was the one passing information to Cortez’s team. Then Larry asked when Pricilla called Stennis since one key factor was Cortez’s team had Pricilla’s phone number. True to this story, she never called […]

In Keith’s words. “Using this photo (below) as inspiration, write a short story, flash fiction, scene, poem; anything, really; even just a caption for the photograph. Either put it (or a link to it) in a comment or email it to me at keithchanning@gmail.com before 6pm next Sunday (if you aren’t sure what the time […]

  It has been 93 years since Martin Luther King Jr was born. Today we celebrate his birth, although the actual day was January 15th. Today’s Top Ten is a focus on just one thing not to do. Do not hate your neighbor and take a lesson from Dr. King’s non-violent approach to change. I […]

Yes, we had a blizzard here in Austin. We all managed to survive long enough to clean out the grocery and liquor stores. What was left in the wake of the devastation were several snow people. So what better thing to do than to climb on the bus and go gawk at them. Yay. We […]

  Winner of the 2013 Editors’ Choice Award for Best Western Three men come together in the town of Redemption Colorado, each for his own purpose. Huck Finn is a famous lawman not afraid to use his gun to protect the weak. He has come to right a terrible wrong. After his wife’s death, Tom […]

  First thing this morning, I ran into Linda Hill. She had something wrapped in old newspapers. “Is that fish,” I said. “Fish? You better hope not. This is your prompt for this week.” “Oh, my goodness. Why is it wrapped in newspaper.” “Cause I ran out of birthday wrap.” “It’s not my birthday.” “Just […]