Tag Archives: Circumstances of Childhood

Top Ten Things Not to Do on July Fourth.

  All ten are the same. Do Not Take Freedom for Granted.   Happy Fourth of July to you, and Happy Birthday, United States of America. One of the best versions of Our National Anthem.  

Views of the Neighborhood – Fourth of July Decorations

This is the day before the Fourth of July. So I thought it would be interesting to see some decorations around town. We are being catered by Better Half in Austin. Today’s entertainment is who else but Lee Greenwood. Menu BETTER HALF BREAKFAST SANDWICH English muffin, crispy hash brown, smoked paprika aïoli, arugula, fried farm […]

Stream of Consciousness Saturday – Prompt – “Amble”

    A quiet Saturday morning with the sounds of birds adding to the peaceful feeling. Inhaling the aroma of freshly brewed coffee as it is being made adds to the overall feeling of contentment. The temperature is below the blast furnace level, so an excellent opportunity exists to sit on the patio and enjoy […]

Friday JohnKu – AKA – TGIF – Friyay/Good News

Today’s good news story comes once again from the Good News Network. Here it is in its entirety. Floating Drones Are Swallowing Tons of Plastic Waste Before it Reaches Ocean By Andy Corbley June 24, 2022 Waste Shark From Chennai to Trentino alto Adige to Baltimore, inventors are churning out methods of stopping plastic pollution […]

Thursday – A Little Personal – Cool Weather for Twiggy and Lucy

“Whoa, Lucy. It is cool out here.” “Let’s just say it is cooler. Hey Boss, what is the temperature outlook for today?” “My watch says 84 right now with a high of 97 and a low tonight of 66.” (For our metric friends, that would be 28.8, 36.1, and 18.8.) Sounds a lot better than […]

Tuesday – Anything Possible – Kreative Kue # 366 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 on Sunday (if you aren’t sure what the time […]

Top Ten Things Not to Do at a GYM (or Workout Club)

  This post originally ran on August 1, 2016. Since I’m still going to the gym, I still see the same annoying things, so I think it will be helpful. * * * Top Ten Things Not to Do at a GYM (or Workout Club) Having been a gym member for some years, I observed some […]

Views of the Neighborhood – Folds of Honor Fundraiser

An event was held last week in support of Folds of Honor. Due to the magic of time travel, we can go back and check it out. We will be having lunch at Cross Water Yacht Club, the event’s sponsor. Folds of Honor is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that provides educational scholarships to the spouses […]

Stream of Consciousness Saturday – Product/Produce

  Ah yes, Saturday morning. Birds are chirping, and there is a right feeling about the world. It is a little too warm, but the sky is bright blue without a trace of a cloud, marring the sense of serenity. The mood machine is ready to dispense the calming fluid, and it looks like a […]

Friday JohnKu – AKA – TGIF – Fri-Yay/Good News

Once again, today’s story comes from the Good News Network. Here it is in its entirety. Stray Dog Becomes a Fierce Crossing Guard for These Children Every Day – WATCH By Andy Corbley  – Jun 20, Instagram/@lovelykupata A stray dog in the country of Georgia has appointed himself as the local crossing guard for young […]