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 […]

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 […]

“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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

  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. […]

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 […]

  It is Stream of Consciousness Saturday time again, and here is Linda Hill with this week’s prompt. “Your Friday prompt for Stream of Consciousness Saturday is “welcome.” Use it any way you’d like. Have fun!” If you would like to have some fun with these prompts, visit Linda’s blog and read how. It is […]

With all the news of social distancing and the crazy swings of the stock market, this week seemed like a never-ending stream of bad news. Well, now we are eight hours to at least some time to take it easy. You may be at home working all week, and now is the time to pitch […]

“Twiggy. What are you doing in the shower?” “I heard we had to distance ourselves, and this is the furthest place I could find.” “Okay, we need to talk. Let’s ht the livingroom.” “The suggestion on social distance applies to humans.” “Well, I still think Lucy looks, suspect.” “Maybe you two should go outside.” “I’m telling you, […]