Author Archives: John W. Howell

Friday – JohnKu – AKA – TGIF

Friday has graced us with another visit to usher in the weekend. We finally got to see the first iteration of the landscape plan. We didn’t have any significant adjustments. Next week the architect and foreman will be taking a close look at access and amount of work so an estimate can be put together. […]

Thursday – A Little Personal – Twiggy Uses the Office

  “Hey, Lucy. You should come to dad’s office.” “Why? Little one.” “There are some stairs so we can get on the bench that’s there.” “Harrumph. Never met a bench I couldn’t jump up on.”   “But I can get up and look for deer.” “You better be careful, Little Potato. You know what Mom […]

Wednesday Story Day – AKA – Hump Day

  It is Wednesday Story Day again, and last week, we were glad to see Larry had stopped the thugs trying to kill Andrew and him. Since he had to use lethal force, Larry was very concerned about how the local police would react to the shooting in their jurisdiction. Larry took some time to […]

Tuesday – Anything Possible – Creative Kue #220 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 before 6pm next Sunday (if you aren’t sure what the time […]

For John H.

Originally posted on Andrew Joyce:
I was surprised this morning by a very kind act on the part of Andrew Joyce. He titled a beautiful photo For John H. There could be many John H’s who would love this title but I’m taking it as my own. You know Andrew. He’s the writer’s writer and master craftsmen of words. His […]

Top Ten Things Not to Do at The First Mention of Scotch Whisky in 1495

  The anniversary of the first written record of Scotch Whisky appears in Exchequer Rolls of Scotland in 1495. It is recorded that Friar John Cor is the distiller. What is not recorded is how the folks at the time reacted to this new development. Just in case time travel becomes a reality here is […]

Views of the Neighborhood – The Sailmaster Waterfall

We are glad you can join us today. We are going to return to the Hurst Creek/Hamilton Greenbelt again. We are walking to the Sailmaster Waterfall which I have never seen. Have water? Okay let’s go Here is the entrance. The wildflowers in June along the way are spectacular. This a restful little waterfall where I could […]

Stream of Consciousness Saturday – Prompt – “Silent/Silence.”

  It is Stream of Consciousness Saturday time again and this week’s prompt is “silent/silence. Let’s let Linda Hill explain. “Your Friday prompt for Stream of Consciousness Saturday is “silent/silence.” Use one or both in your post. Have fun!” Ah yes, the old order to have fun. If you would like to have fun with […]

Sally’s Cafe and Bookstore – Author Update – #Reviews – S.A. Harris, Geoff Le Pard, John W. Howell and Gwen Plano

Originally posted on Smorgasbord Blog Magazine:
Welcome to the second of the cafe updates this week with recent reviews for authors on the shelves.. the first author is Sally Harris who has recently joined the bookstore with her book Haverscroft. About the Book Kate Keeling leaves all she knows and moves to Haverscroft House in…

Friday JohnKu – AKA – TGIF

  Another week has gone by, and Friday is here already. Seems too quick sometimes. We are feeling that the end of the line regarding getting the house settled is in sight. The Producer is at the accessory stage of selection. The necessary items have all arrived. We had an outdoor chair that needed a […]