“What ya say, Little One. It’s cool now. How about a ruckus?” “I found the right ball. Hard to tear myself away.” “Well, at least get off the porch and play.” “Not sure ball wants to get in the turf.” “You talk like that ball has a personality.” “Trust me. A big personality.” “So it […]

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 (If you are curious about what we were photographing, it was the sun beginning to set over one of the domes of the mosque adjacent to the Taj Mahal. […]

This list was originally posted on October 5th, 2015. I think it still is useful.   This list was inspired by filling in on a few occasions when I needed to venture into places I’ve never been. These examples are not necessarily places where you’ve never been. They are just the places where you are […]

The Producer and I had a great idea to depict the dog days of summer with mailbox toppers. Well, guess what? In all of Lakeway, there are only a few.  We did soldier on and found those available. Today on our outing we are going to be catered by Via 313 of Austin Inside Out. […]

  The nice part about Saturday has the time to relax and enjoy the peace and quiet of a non-business day. Of course, part of that is to inhale the aroma of the freshly brewed cup of coffee just waiting to be inhaled. As the cup is poised within millimeters of my lips, my attention […]

This week’s Good News is again from the Good News Network. Here is the complete story without editing. 25-Year-Old Runs into Burning Home and Saves 5 Kids–Gets Rewarded With $500K and ‘New Lease on Life’ By Andy Corbley –Jul 25, 2022   A man is being honored by a city as a hero after he […]

“Come on, Lucy. Ruckus time.” “For heaven’s sake. I was thinking of a little shut-eye.” “Aww, come on. I’ll pretend to bite you, and then you chase me.” “You’re doing a good job of pretending.” “Be a sport. I’ll run and you chase me.” “How about I lay here and you chase me.” “What fun […]

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.combefore 6pm on Sunday (if you aren’t sure what the time is […]

  This list was originally posted on June 6th, 2016.  I hope you enjoy it. * * * The inspiration for this list is some men-only ski trips I have taken to Lake Tahoe. Some of the items in this list are a result of observation. There is at least one in which I participated. […]

Well,  it is back to the sculpture park to complete our tour. If you missed last week you can go HERE and catch up. We are catered by Luke’s Inside Out of Austin, a food truck. Our entertainment will be Maroon 5. Menu Trailer made Corned Beef Hash and Eggs with Toasted Buttery English Muffin […]