Author Archives: John W. Howell

Wednesday Story Day – AKA – Hump Day

  It is Wednesday Story Day again and last week Larry and Andrew decided they needed to talk to Ned Dixon the banker. The reason is Gloria (Larry’s deceased wife) advised Larry in a séance to follow the money. Ned is the only one involved who is near money. Larry wants a face to face […]

Tuesday – Anything Possible – Kreative Kue # 200 by Keith Channing

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

Advent Calendar – Day 10

Originally posted on A Dalectable Life:
In the spirit of Christmas and the Advent Calendar that has been revamped and re-purposed in myriad ways, I have decided to do one of another sort.  Instead of taking one chocolate per day (or wine or whatever goodie is in vogue) or adding one item into a box…

Top Ten Things Not to Do Landing at Plymouth Rock in 1620

  The Mayflower This post is a continuation of the Top Ten Things Not to Do with a historical background. On December 11th, 1620 the pilgrims landed at Plymouth Rock. If you were there here is a list to help you stay out of trouble. Top Ten Things Not to Do Landing at Plymouth Rock […]

Views of the Neighborhood – A Little Like Christmas

Port Aransas is looking a little bit like Christmas, so I thought I would do a quick run through town and see what evidence I could find of holiday preparations My first stop was Winton’s candy store. They have a pet rattlesnake inside, and sure enough, there is a cartoon version on one of the […]

Stream of Consciousness Saturday – Prompt “Musical”

  It is Stream of Consciousness time again and this week’s prompt is “musical.” Linda Hill advises that we can use it any way we want. I love this kind of empowerment. If you would like to be too big for your shoes visit Linda’s blog and read how to join this band of hyperactive […]

Friday JohnKu – AKA – TGIF

  The week has flown by. I’m not sure if it is because I don’t have my Christmas shopping started yet, or just a busy week. I always get a sense of panic when I don’t have my shopping done. This year is unusual in that I don’t even have an idea of the items […]

Thursday – A Little Personal – Setting Up the Tree

“Twiggy. I don’t think you are supposed to pull that snowman out of the  tote.” “Yes, Bailey’s right. I feel a yell coming up real soon.” “Okay, you two can relax. I’ll play with this toy.” “I’ll keep an eye on her, Lucy.” “Hey, dad. I’m glad you showed up. Bailey and Lucy say I can’t […]

Wednesday Story Day – AKA – Hump Day

  It is Wednesday Story Day again. Last week we were in Micki’s shop when Gloria gave us the news that Louis was not Sandusky’s murderer. She did advise Larry to look for a money angle. Also, Andrew missed the whole thing since he was under some kind of spell. Micki did offer to serve […]

Tuesday – Anything Possible – Creative Kue #199 by Keith Channing

In Keith’s words now that he is back. “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 6pm on Sunday (if you aren’t […]