It is Friday again and looks like the country is in for another Polar Vortex. Man those things are nasty. I’m often asked how our weather fares when it gets so cold up North. Although we generally don’t get below 35 degrees, we do feel the temperatures at that level. The good part is […]

“So what are you looking at, Twiggy?” “I’m keeping an eye out for the UPS guy.” “Oh, Boss Twiggy is on the UPS kick again.” “Can’t you take her mind off it?” “You know how stubborn bulldogs are. I’ll try.” “You could always take her outside.” “So Twiggy would it help to know the guy came […]

  It is Wednesday Story Day again, and last week we were stunned to witness Cortez’s office call and make an appointment for a visit by none other than Cortez. It is close to three so let’s get over to Larry’s office. This should be interesting.   “Yes hello. He’s here? Okay give me one […]

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 is […]

    This post continues the Top Ten Things Not to Do with a historical background. On this day in 2004, Mark Zuckerberg founded Facebook in his Harvard dormitory room. If you were there or if you intend to time travel there are things that you should not do. Here is a list that will […]

Of all the treasures in Port Aransas, the Museum has selected eight which have been labeled The Eight Wonders of Port Aransas. I thought it would be fun to take a look at what the museum considers the eight wonders. Number one is the Lighthouse. Construction started in 1854, and the first light went on […]

It is Stream of Consciousness Saturday time again and this weeks prompt is, “affirm.” Linda Hill is not offering bonus points this week but does advise us to have fun. So with that in mind if you would like to join this merry band who like nothing more than having fun, visit Linda’s blog to […]

  Another Friday has rolled around. The winter vortex is in full force. I’ve been getting reports from the North on terrifying stories about getting stranded in the cold. Reminds us all to take warm outerwear whenever we venture out. It is way too easy to be caught in the elements and then be made to suffer […]

“Hey, Lucy. Check it out. What is that? “Let me get closer.” “Gee I should walk backward so you can keep up.” “Very funny, youngster.” “What is it, Lucy?” “This is what humans call a sand castle.” “Yikes. Look at that skull.” “How do you know about skulls?” “Everyone knows about skulls. Look at the starfish.” “You […]

It is Wednesday Story Day again, and last week we saw Larry try to contact Gloria about how to get evidence on Cortez. We were all surprised to find out Gloria was on holiday. Our biggest shock was the knowledge that spirits take holidays. Before he left Micki’s shop, she suggested that he try to […]