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 on Sunday (if you aren’t sure what the time […]

  This post originally ran on August 1, 2016. Since I’m still going to the gym, I still see the same annoying things, so I think it will be helpful. * * * Top Ten Things Not to Do at a GYM (or Workout Club) Having been a gym member for some years, I observed some […]

An event was held last week in support of Folds of Honor. Due to the magic of time travel, we can go back and check it out. We will be having lunch at Cross Water Yacht Club, the event’s sponsor. Folds of Honor is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that provides educational scholarships to the spouses […]

  Ah yes, Saturday morning. Birds are chirping, and there is a right feeling about the world. It is a little too warm, but the sky is bright blue without a trace of a cloud, marring the sense of serenity. The mood machine is ready to dispense the calming fluid, and it looks like a […]

Once again, today’s story comes from the Good News Network. Here it is in its entirety. Stray Dog Becomes a Fierce Crossing Guard for These Children Every Day – WATCH By Andy Corbley  – Jun 20, Instagram/@lovelykupata A stray dog in the country of Georgia has appointed himself as the local crossing guard for young […]

“Well, little one. What do you think?” “Whew, it is pretty hot.” “But it is only going to get worse later.” “I know, but that ole A/C feels pretty good.” “Come on, let’s check out the patio.” “You’ve got to be kidding. That place will be even hotter.” “Yeah, I see what you mean.” “Who […]

Please join me in Welcoming an old friend and Story Empire fellow member D. L. Finn. She has a new paranormal adventure and she wants to tell you about it. So without further delay here is Denise. Thank you for having me visit your blog today, John, to celebrate the release of A Voice in […]

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 on Sunday (if you aren’t sure what the time […]

This list was originally posted on September 26th, 2016. Since drive-throughs still exist, I think the advice will be helpful. * * * Top Ten Things Not to Do in a Fast Food Drive Through 10 If you are going to a drive-through, do not ask the order taker for a dining recommendation. If you do, […]

Happy Father’s Day and Happy Juneteenth. The crape myrtles have been late blooming this year. They have finally made an appearance, and we need to go and check them out. I have to say, some of the shots are a little subdued due to the hazy conditions this week. So that we don’t go hungry […]