Tag Archives: Family life fiction

Views of the Neighborhood – Island Holiday Market

Yesterday the Island Holiday Market took place at the newly spruced-up Art Center. The idea is for local artists to have a venue to offer their art. The holiday season is a perfect time and the New Art Center the perfect location. The outside porch is filled with gift opportunities. Inside are a number of tables […]

Stream of Consciousness Saturday – Prompt “Cramp”

  It is Stream of Consciousness Saturday time again and this week’s prompt is “cramp.” Linda Hill says we can use it any way we want. Other than the obvious I’m going to have to figure a different use. If you would like to be part of this joyous band please visit Linda’s blog and see […]

Friday JohnKu – AKA – TGIF

  Another Friday is upon us and also the last month of 2017. I guess the all-time cliché would be the question, “Where did the time go?” Seriously though. It seems like well, yesterday that it was the new year. Here we are, now on the cusp of 2018. I’m telling you this ski ride downhill […]

Thursday – A Little Personal – Lucy and Bailey Go Out

“John.” “What Stella?” “Do you see these two wolfhounds poised to devour my food?” “Your bowl is on my books. Maybe they are thinking of reading.” “Not even funny in your author world, John. How about getting these two outside.” “Hey Pops. Check out Lucy.” “What’s she doing?” “Still trying to get the lizard.” “Lucy, […]

Wednesday Story Day – AKA – Hump Day

  Welcome to Wednesday Story day. Last week we saw Harriet Murphy get pretty annoyed at Frank Plano, the private eye. He was making some allegations about a cover-up in the murder of Lucas’ parents. Harriet asked him to leave which raises all kinds of questions about why she is so touchy. I see a […]

Tuesday – Any Thing Possible – Kreative Kue #150 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 keith@channing.info before 6pm next Sunday (if you aren’t sure what the time is […]

Top Ten Things Not to Do While Decorating the House for the Holidays

The inspiration for this list came naturally from having decorated a number of houses over the years. I guess I could be guilty of some of these, but not all. I hope you enjoy. 10 If you are decorating your house for the holidays, do not ignore the number of lights on a continuous string […]

Views of the Neighborhood – Recovery

Today on Views of the Neighborhood I want to give you a glimpse of a few of the merchants who are still not in their buildings but who have decided to start on the road to recovery their own way. Most businesses in Port Aransas lost their buildings. A few have decided to open with […]

Stream of Consciousness Saturday – Prompt “Ink”

  It is Stream of Consciousness Saturday and this week’s prompt is “Ink.” Linda Hill says we can use it any way we want. If you would like to join in this happy band of nut cases visit Linda’s blog and find out how. Don’t worry no one will slip you into a straight jacket on […]

Friday JohnKu – AKA – TGIF

  Since most have the Friday after Thanksgiving off, we need to change the meaning of TGIF. My idea here is to slow down the passing of Friday and the rest of the weekend. So for this week only let’s just say TGIF means Thursday’s Gift Is Friday. So we have the whole day, and the […]