Author Archives: John W. Howell

Thursday – A Little Personal – Running Fences

“Twiggy. What are you doing?” “Sush, Lucy. I’, spying on the neighbor.” “Now, you know that’s not nice.” “Well, it may not be nice, but it sure is interesting.” “Wait. What’s that noise?” “See, I told you.” “Hey. I think I smell a deer.” “There are hundreds of them running through the neighbor’s yard.” “Let’s […]

Wednesday Story Day – AKA – Hump Day

Sorry, this post is a little late. I had a scheduling problem this morning. It is Wednesday Story Day time again, and last week we witnessed the arrival of a couple of Nevada State troopers who are operating on the direction of the Reno District Attorney. Yeah, this was the same DA who seemed to […]

Tuesday – Anything possible – Kreative Kue #232 with 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 […]

Top Ten Things Not to Do at the First Live Radio Broadcast of a Football Game in 1921

  This week marks the anniversary of the first live radio broadcast of a football game in 1921. The game was played at Forbes Field in Pittsburgh. The announcer was Harold W. Arlin of radio station KDKA. The University of Pittsburgh Panthers beat the West Virginia University Mountaineers by a score of 21 to 13. […]

Views of the Neighborhood – Water

Water is vital to all of us. In Lakeway, we have had very little rain for the last two months. This week’s View of the Neighborhood is focused on our Water supply Here is a photo that was taken in May of the kayak launch site on Lake Travis. Here it was yesterday. Notice the […]

Stream of Consciousness Saturday – Prompt “Tast”

  It is Stream of Consciousness Saturday and this week’s prompt is … Wait, I think I’ll let Linda Hill explain it. Here are her words. “Your Friday prompt for Stream of Consciousness Saturday is “-tast-.” Find a word that contains “tast” and use it in your post. Enjoy!” If you would like to have […]

Friday JohnKu – AKA – TGIF

  It is Friday and it came just in time. As you may know I’m helping C.S.Boyack with his launch of Viral Blues his new book. If you haven’t visited yet here is the link. I’m reading it now and am enjoying it. I’m happy to say the first draft of my new book is […]

Lisa Burton Visits to Talk About C. S. Boyack’s New Book – Viral Blues

It is always lovely to welcome Lisa Burton to my place for a chat.  As most of you know by now, Lisa is the personal assistant to writer C.S.Boyack, and the last time she visited, we talked at the coast. I’m so glad she was able to get through the Austin traffic to join me […]

Thursday – A Little Personal – Lucy and Twiggy Promote Charles Yallowitz’s War of Nytefall Series at $0.99

“Okay, boss. Whats that thing below us there?” “It is a photo showing all of Charles Yallowitz’s  War of Nytefall Series which are on sale for $0.99 each for the month of October.” “Oh thank goodness. Here I thought it was a bag of some kind of new dog food.” “Me too, Lucy. Not sure […]

Wednesday Story Day – AKA – Hump Day

  It is Wednesday Story Day again, and last week we were there when Larry and Andrew (mostly Andrew) decided to take the offer to go back to Boston to conduct further investigations from there. They went back inside and informed Nobel of their decision. He, of course, praised their wisdom and immediately summoned Rocko […]