A cold day here on Mustang Island.The high only fifty-three degrees. Come on you guys. To us fifty-three is a very cold number. Had to put on a long-sleeved polo shirt and denim pants. Been thinking about the Ugg slippers but want to hold off until the highs are in the forties. You know how […]

“Hey, Boss.” “Well, hello Lucy. You look like you have a problem.” “Well, I certainly do. What time is it anyway?” “It is ten minutes after four.” “You aren’t serious? It has to be after five. My stomach is telling me it’s after five.” “OMG. Best tell her about Daylight Savings Time, John.” “Thanks, Stella. I […]

It is Wednesday Story Day again and last week we left the lawyer McDonnell and the private detective where the detective made the claim he could clear Lucas from the murder of his parents. Needless to say, McDonnell was taken back as most of us were as well. Unfortunately, we need to leave McDonnell and […]

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When a former pro football star and broadcaster, now a Wall Street maven is accused of insider trading, will he be able to prove his innocence and expose those who are guilty? Greg and his boyhood pal dreamed of big success in professional football and then later in business.…

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 keith@channing.info before 6pm next Sunday (if you aren’t sure what the time is where […]

  The inspiration for this list came as were spending some hurricane evacuation time in an apartment. I hope you enjoy it. 10 If you are in an apartment, do not drop your weights like the bozos at the gym. If you do, at best the manager will visit At worst, that last set of […]

When it rains it pours they say. On October 19th a barge filled with crude oil had an explosion three miles off the Port Aransas coast. The picture above was taken by the Coast Guard. Before the fire and resultant leakage of oil were contained approximately 2000 barrels out of the 133,000 barrels on board leaked […]