Author Archives: John W. Howell

Tuesday – Anything Possible – Kreative Kue #256 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 […]

Top Ten Things Not to Do at the First Sale of Coca Cola in 1886

  This week marks the anniversary of the first time Coca-Cola went on sale at a drugstore in Atlanta in 1886. Its inventor, Dr. John Pemberton, claims it can cure anything from hysteria to the common cold. This is something we have to try. If you go, please take the following list so that you […]

Views of the Neighborhood – Wildflowers

Since spring is officially here The Producer and I decided to go out yesterday to see if the wildflowers have begun to bloom. We were pleased to be able to find that they were doing their best to bring a smile. I hope you enjoy the walk. On our way to the Greenbelt, we passed […]

Stream of Consciousness Saturday – Prompt – “Beside You”

  It is Stream of Consciousness Saturday time again, and here is Linda Hill to describe the prompt. “Your Friday prompt for Stream of Consciousness Saturday is “beside you.” Write about whatever is beside you when you read this prompt. Not when you sit down to write, but whatever is beside you right now. Take […]

Friday JohnKu – AKA – TGIF

Another Friday here in Shelter in Place Land. The eve of the weekend doesn’t seem so special except for all of you work at homers who come Saturday can finally bake cookies, wash the car, and mow the lawn without guilt. Nothing worse than having that lawnmower noise in the background when the boss calls […]

Thursday – A Little Personal – Lovely Weather

“So you think we need sunscreen, Lucy?” “No,  Little One. We’ll mind the shadows.” “Well, now that we are out here, I want to look at that olive tree.” “I’ll come with you. Been wanting to check it out myself.” “You should see all the little buds on it.” “Yeah, those are the beginning of […]

Wednesday Story Day – AKA – Hump Day

It is Wednesday Story Day again, and last week, we were there when Andrew and Larry met Cortez. He told them that the Asst DA was a person they should check. He gave them the hint to look for a connection between the ADA and Dixon. You remember Ned Dixon? He was the guy who […]

Tuesday – Anything Possible- Kreative Kue # 255 by Keith Channing

In Keith’s words. “Using this photo 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 First International Airline Service in 1919

  This week marks the occasion of the first international airline service inaugurated on a weekly schedule between Paris and Brussels. The service was established by Lignes Farman. If you want to be part of this historic occasion, don’t forget to take your list so you can avoid some of the pitfalls of time travel. […]

Views of the Neighborhood – Bike Ride

Here I am on my bike. This is my only outside event so, I thought I would record some of the more unusual things seen while riding the neighborhood. Yes, that house and Jeep are purple. You can’t really see them, but there are purple lights around the tree as well. “Trash day? Sure, toss that […]