Author Archives: John W. Howell

Views of the Neighborhood – The Ice Man Comith

Today we will motor around and check out the ice damage from the storm that passed through Texas. No need to leave the bus since we will be catered to by Paperboy of Austin. Our entertainment is who else but Vanilla Ice. BRUNCH classic breakfast – two eggs, maple sausage, potato wedges, buttered toast, apple […]

Saturday – A Little Personal – Lucy and Twiggy Survey Ice Damage

“Where you going Little One?” “I thought I heard dad say there was some damage to the trees from the ice storm.” “The damage is over here on the patio side.” “Oh. I don’t know why I thought it was the potting bench plants.” “Well, they are toast too. But take a look at the […]

The Last Drive Tour with Lauren Scott

Laren Scott is hosting this stop on the tour. I am grateful for her help in spreading the word about The Last Drive. You can visit her post HERE. I have been following Lauren since 2015. I have always been impressed by the passion she puts into her work. Lauren writes prose and poetry. She […]

The Last Drive Tour with Elizabeth Gauffreau

I’m honored to be with Liz Gauffreau, talking about The Last Drive. You can visit her post HERE. Liz is amazing. She has had multiple positions in higher education. She was a navy wife for twenty years and is a poet and novelist. She has one book of poetry in print and a novel. She […]

The Last Drive Tour with Geoff Le Pard

I am excited to be with Geoff Le Pard to talk about The Last Drive. You can visit Geoff’s post HERE. Geoff lives in London with his wife and Dog and has embarked upon writing after a successful law career that saw him achieve the position of partner in his firm. Geoff’s talents include cooking, […]

The Last Drive Tour with Marcia Meara

What a delight to be with Marcia Meara to talk about The Last Drive. You can visit her blog HERE. I really got to know Marcia when she was a member of Story Empire. I joined after she was a member, and she made me feel welcome and was always ready to help a novice […]

The Last Drive Tour with Annette Rochelle Aben.

I am happy to be with fellow Michigander Annette Rochelle Aben to discuss The Last Drive. You can visit Annette’s post HERE. Annette can be described as a Communicator, WordSmith, Artist, Guide, Mentor, and Muse. She is all of these things. As a communicator, she is a trained radio broadcaster and has a blog talk […]

Views of the Neighborhood – Lakeway Heritage Tour

Today we are going on the heritage tour of Lakeway. There are 22 stops, and we will be chauffeured in a brand-new bus. Of course, we will have to take our bus to get there. We are catered by Odd Duck of Austin, and our entertainment is The Who. Menu Starters Gulf seafood ceviche, carrot […]

Saturday – A Little Personal – Lucy and Twiggy Messing Around

“Lucy. What are you doing?” “Who says I’m Lucy?” “What do you mean, ‘who says I’m Lucy?’ I say you’re Lucy.” “Look closer, pesky puma. There is a water buffalo stalking you.” “We just played this yesterday. Let’s do something else.” “Play puma? Play? Do you think this is a game?” “You’re funny, Lucy. We […]

Friday JohnKu – AKA – TGIF – Fri-Yay/Good News

Today’s good news story comes from the Good News Network. Here it is in its entirety. Aviation Startup ZeroAvia Flies Largest-Ever Hydrogen Electric Aircraft By Andy Corbley Jan 24, 2023 An aviation start-up just set a new world-first for the largest hydrogen-powered aircraft flight in history—a 19-seat aircraft called the Dornier 228. Designed by ZeroAvia, […]