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Top Ten Things Not to Do When You Need a Rest Area.

    This list first ran on July 28th in 2014. Since summer travel is going on now, I thought it would be relevant. Also, it was about a year after Top Ten things Not to Do started. *** Here is the 56th installment of Ten Top Lists of What Not to Do. So, with […]

Views of the Neighborhood – Lawn Ornamentation

Today we are going out to view some of the lawn ornamentation that is around Lakeway. Yes, we have brunch catered by Bangers in Auston. Also, if you want, you can view a video on how they make their sausage. There is a link below. Today’s entertainment will be me playing the wax paper comb […]

Saturday Stream of Consciousness – Prompt – Color/Colour

  I was waiting in line to use the ATM machine outside my favorite Starbucks. The line was agonizingly slow, and I could feel the little caffeine-deprived miner trying to pickax his way out of the front of my skull. The little pick, pick, pick feeling got stronger as the next customer seemed to be […]

Friday JohnKu – AKA – TGIF

    Another hooray for Friday. It is nice that we are all on the eve of two days of rest. I’m over at Story Empire today complaining about not working on my manuscript. Come visit if you want to see a grown man cry. Here’s the link. I always hate to discuss COVID but […]

Thursday – A Little Personal – Twiggy and Lucy Say Goodbye to the Grass

  “Well, Little One, the time has finally arrived.” “Time? What time?” “Time to say your farewells to this grass.” “Where’s the grass going?” “The workers are coming to take it away and install artificial turf.” “Artificial Turf? Why’s that?” “Cause the Boss is tired of trying to grow real grass.  Shade and you and […]

Wednesday Story Day – AKA – Hump Day

  It is Wednesday Story Day again, and last week we saw that Larry got into Cortez’s house. We learned a lot about the deaths of Sandusky, Alexis Rafferty, and Ned Dixon. Cortez told Larry to get out of the house and clear the way for him to take the hostages to the airport. Larry […]

Tuesday – Anything Possible -Kreative Kue # 321 by Keith Channing

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 […]

Top Ten Things Not to Do if You Live in a Vacation Destination

Originally published on July 22, 2015, and was the first mention of Tiny. *** This list has been inspired by observing the interaction between vacationers and locals at some vacation destinations where I have found myself as a resident. Hope you like it. Top Ten Things Not to do If You Live in a Vacation […]

Views of the Neighborhood – In Search of Stucco Houses

As you can see form the headline we are going out to find stucco houses. You may ask the question, “What’s so special about stucco houses?” The answer is     Stucco houses are very much in the minority here in central Texas. Most of the homes are built of brick and stone. The style […]

Steam of Consciousness Saturday – Prompt – Least Favorite Word.

  I was sitting on the front porch this morning enjoying the sun and the long-running chatter of the mockingbird. Then, out of the corner of my eye, I detected some movement. Sure enough, a large truck turned into the cul-de-sac and stopped in front of my house. The driver blew his air horn which, […]