Author Archives: John W. Howell

Tuesday Anything Possible – Creative Kue #125 by Keith Channing

In Keith’s words to let you know what’s going on. “Using this photo as inspiration, write a short story, flash fiction, scene, poem; anything, really; and either put it (or a link to it) in a comment or email it to me at before 6pm next Sunday (if you aren’t sure what the time is where […]

Top Ten things Not to Do on Memorial Day

As you know, I would normally have a Top Ten list which contains tongue in cheek advice on how to behave under certain circumstances. Today I only have one thing on the list that I could repeat ten times (but I won’t). On Memorial Day, do not go through the day without remembering those who gave […]

Views of the Neighborhood

On Friday we had a special ship come through the Corpus Christi Channel. The VLC Anne, reportedly the biggest ship that’s ever been in the Gulf of Mexico, entered the channel about 7:15 am The ship is 1,093 feet and can carry up to 2 million barrels of oil.The ship headed from the Gulf to […]

Stream of Consciousness Saturday – Prompt “Smell.”

  It is Stream of Consciousness Saturday time again and this week’s prompt is “smell.” If you would like to get involved visit Linda Hill’s blog and learn how. Be sure to wipe your feet though cause Linda just cleaned. Here is the link Smell by John W. Howell © 2017 “Hey, you.” “Yeah what” “You smell […]

Friday JohnKu – AKA TGIF

  Another week has bit the dust. (wait, maybe that should be bitten the dust. Oh well) I hope it was a good one.  I made some progress on the latest WIP and am feeling good about the story. I was going to jump into the edited version of Circumstances of Childhood but ran out of […]

Thursday – A Little Personal – Lucy Lament

“Hi, Boss.” “Hi Lucy. What’s up?” “It’s Stella.” “What about Stella?” “She’s making faces at me.” “Bailey?” “Yes?” “You notice Stella making faces at Lucy?” “Not sure.” “Okay, Lucy go get Stella.” “Here she is.” “She’s sound asleep.” “Yeah well before her nap she did it.” “Describe it.” “She walked out of the room and […]

Wednesday Story Day – AKA – Hump Day

  It is Wednesday Story Day again. Last week we left Alice and Miss Harriet in the waiting room at the hospital starting to square off like a couple of Jungle animals. We need to get back to see what is going to happen should these two start to get earnest about claiming what they […]