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 6 pm next Sunday (if you aren’t sure what the […]

  This week marks the anniversary of the second auto rally at Monte Carlo in 1912. We all know we want to go there, and as usual, we need to take a list of things not to do to stay out of trouble. So here is the list. Top Ten Things Not to Do at […]

Since not much is going on around the neighborhood, The Producer and I went out searching for signs of spring. Come walk with us. As we get started we should read the famous signboard in front of El Arroyo restaurant in Austin. Pretty much describes Texas weather. Yeah, this morning, lots of fog. Sure sign […]

  It is Stream of Consciousness Saturday time again, and this week’s prompt is…well, let’s let Linda Hill explain it. “Your prompt for #JusJoJan and Stream of Consciousness Saturday is: “movie title.” Take the title of the last movie you watched (just the title, not the premise of the movie), and base your post on […]

    Another Friday and another weekend eve. I don’t have a lot to report this week but was pleased to receive back three beta reader comments. These guys were way ahead of the due date, and I’m grateful for their attention to the book. I am looking forward to the others. I am working on […]

“Hey, Twiggy. Where are you?” “Over here in the rocks.” “What are you doing there?” “The grass is all wet and feels icky on my feet.” “So, what is the attraction out here?” “Look at that flowerbed. Nice black stones. Collect the sun heat.” “Okay. I can see that. You think Mom would approve?” “I’m […]

  It is Wednesday Story Day again, and last week, we were in Jerry’s apartment when all hell broke loose. Someone is outside in the hall shooting at the door. Larry, Andrew, and Jerry move to the back bedroom of the apartment, and Larry lays prone on the floor with a bead on the entrance. […]

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 6 pm next Sunday (if you aren’t sure what the […]

  This week marks the anniversary of the ratification of the 18th amendment prohibiting the sale or consumption of alcohol in 1920. For most of us, this might not be a trip we want to make, but for historical reasons, we should. Take this list with you so that problems are kept to a minimum. […]

I was supposed to do a feature, on an embroidery exhibit at the local library. I must have had the date wrong since there was nothing there. So here it is mear minutes from a deadline, and I got nothing. It was then I started looking around and noticed some interesting (to me) plants. So […]