Well, here we are on the cusp of a Memorial Day weekend. If we were at the coast, the store would have been visited, supplies laid in, and our loins girded for another onslaught. There would be drunks, illegal fireworks, bottles, and cans everywhere. A walk on the beach impossible without confronting, loose dogs, loud […]

“Hey, Lucy. There is a backyard out here.” “It’s been here the whole time, Little One.” “Lucy, look. There is a fence all around.” “I know. That is for your and my safety.” “Race you.” “OMG, you don’t stand a chance.” “Yeah? You are going down you big ole moose.” “Names won’t help you win, […]

  It is Wednesday Story Time again, and last week we were stunned to witness Larry and Andrew being attacked by unknown subjects in a black SUV. We know Larry was hit by flying bullets and he and Andrew are attempting to slide down a berm to reach the access road below the freeway. We […]

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 is […]

  Sunday marked the anniversary of the opening of Grauman’s Chinese Theater in 1927. The theater has been in continuous operation since then. The opening of the theater featured the premiere of Cecil B. DeMille’s King of Kings the story of the last five days of Jesus. If you have the luxury of traveling back […]

Last weekend the new Lakeway Police headquarters had it’s grand opening. Of course, the Producer and I could not miss the event. The station is a great example of Texas Hill Country architecture. I took tons of photos and culled them down to those presented here. There are still quite a few and I hope […]

  Lately time seems to fly. It is Stream of Consciousness Saturday again already. Linda Hill has declaired this week’s prompt to be “adverb.” Here is what she said, “Your Friday prompt for Stream of Consciousness Saturday is “adverb.” Start your post with any adverb and just run with it. Have fun!” So you see […]

    Here it is Friday again. This week has been the week of notables. The fence guys arrived and finished the fence in three days. The pups can now cavort in safety with no sightline to deer. Twiggy’s bark-a-thons at the deer are now confined to only brief sightings from the house. Our bed […]

“Why is Mom and Dad’s bed all torn apart, Lucy?” “I’m not sure Little one. Let me call Mom.” “Hey, Mom. What is going on here?” “See the rug, Lucy. We are getting our bed today, and it will go with it.” “By go, do you mean it’s leaving?” “Ha, haha. No, I meant it is […]

Originally posted on El Space–The Blog of L. Marie:
L. Marie here. A strange man calling himself Sergeant Joe Friday strong-armed me invited me to share this interrogation interview with the awesome John Howell. Enjoy! I’m Sergeant Joe Friday. My partner is Frank Smith and I’m a cop. I was working the day watch in…