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 keith@channing.info before 6pm next Sunday (if you aren’t sure what the time is […]

  The inspiration for this list was a one-inch snowfall on our tropical island in South Texas.  The last snow was in 2004 and before that in the 1900’s. As you can imagine residents of this island had no idea what to do with snow. This list is too late for them but may be […]

We had an unusual occurrence Friday. We got about an inch of snow and it was the first time since 2004. We woke up to snow. Here is a shot of the backyard. A corner with the giant Birds of Paradise. A third view of the backyard. This photo looks blurry in the distance but that […]

  It is Stream of Consciousness Saturday time again and this week’s prompt is “liqu.” Yes, you see what I wrote, liqu. Linda Hill advised us that we could either use a word the starts with liqu or has liqu in it somewhere. If you would like to join this happy band of nut cases go […]

  This week had its challenges for sure. Stepping away from the personal, the week saw a couple of good things as well. Gwen Plano and I finished the draft of The Contract. By a draft, I am referring to the manuscript that is ready for a Beta read. We will be giving it over to […]

Our family is saddened that Stella succumbed to her age Tuesday. She passed peacefully and is now with her brother across the Rainbow bridge. We took her to the veterinarian, and he gave her what she needed to say goodbye. Stella was born under a Mesquite bush in August 2001 in San Antonio Texas. She […]

  It is Wednesday Story Day again, and last week we were stunned to have Trish Severide show up at the hospital. She learned that there was a pretty big insurance policy payment waiting for her. She and we all learned that the insurance policy and will of the parents has gone missing. So I […]