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 your offering (or a link to it) in a comment or email it to me at keithchanning@gmail.com before Sunday evening UK time. If you post it […]

This post was initially run on November 7th, 2016. However, life is still the same, and I hope you enjoy it again. * * * The inspiration for this list is, well, frankly, my latest labor over the editing process. I hope you enjoy the list, and I have done some of these things. Top […]

This week we are going on a scavenger hunt sponsored by the Lakeway Parks and Recreation. Here is some information about the hunt. 26 shark pages are hidden along the walking trail at Lakeway City Park. ¬†One for each letter of the alphabet! You will find them along the sidewalk from the upper level, through […]

“Looks like a beautiful Day, Little one.” “Sure does. How about a game of tag?” “Okay, but before we play, I have some news for you.” “News? Are we getting a new toy?” “Not that kind of news. This is more important.” “Oh oh. You are starting to make me nervous.” “No need to be […]

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 your offering (or a link to it) in a comment or email it to me at keithchanning@gmail.com before Sunday evening UK time. If you post it on […]

This post originally ran on October 6th, 2016. It still looks like good advice. I hope you enjoy it. * * * The inspiration for this list came as I walked around the Mustangfest on Saturday. I swear all of these are made up, and I did not use actual personal experiences to compile this […]

Today, we will visit Lake Travis in Lakeway to assess the effects of the drought and the 22 days straight of above 100-degree F (37.7 C) temperatures. Also, there will be a new scavenger hunt next week, but I think previewing it while we are at the lake would be fun. We are being catered […]

  A leisurely wait for the magic restorative brew to be finished causes the mind to wander. A quick thought on the subject of redecorating raised by The Producer reminds me to pay attention to the task at hand. The very idea of hanging wallpaper turns the spine into an ice-filled waterfall. The coffee is […]

Today’s good news story comes from Boyd’s Land of 10,000 Stories. Here it is without edit. A 15-year-old decided his town needed a veterans memorial. He raised $77,000 and built one Dominique Claseman built Olivia, Minnesota a veterans memorial for his Eagle Scout project. He finished it before his 17th birthday. Author: Boyd Huppert Published: […]

“What ya say, Little One. It’s cool now. How about a ruckus?” “I found the right ball. Hard to tear myself away.” “Well, at least get off the porch and play.” “Not sure ball wants to get in the turf.” “You talk like that ball has a personality.” “Trust me. A big personality.” “So it […]