Author Archives: John W. Howell

Wednesday Story Day – AKA – Hump Day

  It is Wednesday Story Day again, and last week we learned that the engineer who verified the fact that Sandusky’s machine did not work died on a ski slope with a blood alcohol level of 2.0. Larry wanted to talk to Captain Swartz who is the head of police at South Lake Tahoe but […]

Tuesday – Anything Possible – Kreative Kue # 207 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 next Sunday (if you aren’t sure what the […]

Top Ten Things Not to Do at the Founding of the Postal Department in 1792

  This post continues the Top Ten Things Not to Do with a historical backdrop. This week marks the anniversary of the founding of the postal service in 1792. If you have access to a time travel machine, please take this list with you should you land in 1792. It might help avoid some embarrassment if […]

Views of the Neighborhood – City Wide Garage Sale

We had a city-wide garage sale yesterday in Port Aransas. It was a massive affair. Take a look at the map in the link below. 2019CWGS So I’m going to give you a flavor by visiting a few places. Here is a private home. Looks pretty much like any garage sale. Let’s follow these folks to […]

Stream of Consciousness Saturday – Prompt “Yawn”

  It is Stream of Consciousness Saturday and this weeks prompt is “yawn.” Linda Hill asks us to write about the first thing we think about when reading the word “yawn.” If you would like to participate in this crazy fun go to Linda’s blog and read how. It is effortless. Here is the link. https://lindaghill.com/2019/02/15/the-friday-reminder-and-prompt-for-socs-feb-16-19/ […]

Friday JohnKu – AKA – TGIF

  Another week has gone by the wayside. Is it me or does time fly? I guess it could be a combination of both. I have had one of those weeks where I had to sit back and try to figure out what I accomplished. It was kind of strange to receive a notice from […]

Thursday – A Little Personal – A Day Outside.

“See these big tracks, Lucy?” “Yes, Little One I see them.” “I’m telling you there is a big machine up there somewhere.” “Okay, Little One. Could you slow down a bit? The Boss and I are too old for this sprint.” “Hows this? I’m almost standing still I’m going so slow.” “Better Little One. Much […]

Wednesday Story Day – AKA – Hump Day

  It is Wednesday Story Day again, and last week we were present when Cortez paid a visit to Larry and Andrew. It was no surprise that Cortez said he had nothing to do with Sandusky’s murder. What was a surprise was to find out the engineer who reported that the medical equipment was not […]

Tuesday – Anything Possible – Kreative Kue # 206 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 next Sunday (if you aren’t sure what the time is […]

Top Ten Things Not to Do on the Mormon Exodus to Utah in 1846

  This post continues the Top Ten Things Not to Do with a historical background. February 10th marks the anniversary of the beginning of the Mormon exodus from Nauvoo, Illinois to the Salt Lake Valley in Utah. The year was 1846, and the first Mormons began the long trek led by Brigham Young. If you have the […]