Author Archives: John W. Howell

Views of the Neighborhood – Driveways

I know it seems a little odd to feature driveways on Views of the Neighborhood. I just found that some of them are so steep up or down that I couldn’t help myself in taking pictures of them. They may interest you as well. Here is one that drops about thirty feet and then you have […]

Stream of Consciousness Saturday – Prompt “Co-“

  It is Stream of Consciousness Saturday time again and this weeks prompt is “co-” Yup, that’s right. We are to use any word with co-. Linda Hill also says to have fun. She does have an interesting sense of humor. If you would like to join in on the fun visit Linda’s blog and read […]

Friday JohnKu – AKA – TGIF

Looks like we made it to Friday. I hope your week was a good one. I can’t say much has been going on around here. We have had a full week of above 100 degrees F. Have to say it gets old after a while. Wednesday night we got a nice downpour. It was totally […]

Thursday – A Little Personal Twiggy and Lucy Stay Home

There they are. The dreaded crates waiting for their next victims. “Look, Lucy. The rents are going out without us.” “There’s peanut butter in it for us.” “I just happened to notice how big your crate is, and it has a soft bed.” “Yeah. That’s cause I know where one does not go potty.” “Gosh. That […]

Wednesday Story Day – AKA – Hump Day

    It is Wednesday Story Day again, and last week we were surprised to know that Christine has a judge friend who just might be able to issue a warrant or two to help our guys get some answers. Primarily they would like to know if Janice (Alexis’ wife) was in the Hyatt Hotel […]

Tuesday – Anything Possible – Kreative Kue #224 by Keith Channing

I am happy to repost that Keith Channing is back. After six weeks of moving he is back on line. Welcome Keith. In his 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 […]

Top Ten Things Not to Do at The Introduction of the First IBM Personal Computer in 1981

  Today marks the anniversary of the introduction of the first personal computer by IBM in 1981. If you want to return to that time, take this list with you. It may save a mistake or even a tear in the time continuum. Top Ten Things Not to Do at the Introduction of the First […]

Views of the Neighborhood – Gaucho Winery

This is the second post as a result of a day spent with my daughters. We visited two winery locations. This is the second winery visited. El Gaucho Winery in Texas is a social location in Texas for wines made from grapes grown in Mendoza Argentina. The Texas location is meant to feature the Argentian […]

Stream of Consciousness Saturday – Prompt “Where”

  Where in the world does Linda Hill find these prompts? It is Stream of Consciousness Saturday, and this weeks prompt is “where.” There is a little more to it, so I’ll let Linda explain. Linda’s words. “Your Friday prompt for Stream of Consciousness Saturday is “where.” Start your post with the word “where” and […]

Friday John Ku – AKA – TGIF

Another Friday (YAY). This week has been pretty standard around here. It seems odd not to have workers or furniture disrupting the day. Well, we are certainly glad for that situation. The weather here in Austin has been in the 100’s all week. We are told by the local weather forecaster that it is going […]