Since today is the 53rd anniversary of Janis Joplin’s first live concert held in the Avalon Ballroom in San Francisco, I thought it would be fun to go there. Of course, we need a list of things not to do to make sure we don’t make a mistake that could cause trouble later.  Time travel […]

This week I thought it would be fun to go and visit the Country Clubs that are in Lakeway. Not that I would join any, but I thought it would be fun to go and see what they looked like. The first is named Yupon. Here is a shot of a fairway with some golf […]

  It is Stream of Consciousness Saturday time again. I have to quote Linda Hill exactly on this week’s prompt. “Your Friday prompt for Stream of Consciousness Saturday is “open book, point, write.” Pick up the closest book to you when you sit down to write your post. Close your eyes, open the book, and […]

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. […]

  “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 […]

  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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

  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 […]

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 […]