Tag Archives: John W. Howell Author

Top Ten Things Never to Throw Away When Organizing

  The inspiration for this list is wondering how come we hang onto things in case they may come in useful someday. This list tries to understand the motivation for holding onto items that may be past their point of usefulness. 10 When organizing, do not throw away that eight-track cassette player.  If you do, […]

Views of the Neighborhood – Beach Clean Up

Each year the Texas General Land Office conducts two beach clean-up along the Gulf Coast. Since 1986 over 477,000 volunteers have collected over 17,000,000 pounds of trash. Yesterday was beach clean-up in Port Aransas. The event participants are all volunteers. Each is assigned an area and then the work is done between 9:00 and 12:00.  The […]

Stream of Consciousness Saturday – Prompt – “Spoke”

  It is Stream of Consciousness Saturday and this week’s prompt is “spoke.” Linda Hill says we can use it any way we want and will get bonus points if we don’t use it in the first sentence. (well, that seems easy.) If you would like to join our happy clan visit Linda’s blog and […]

Thursday – A little Personal – Getting to Know You.

“Hey, Twiggy.  Have you thought about what you would like to do today?” “Well, Dad. I have a couple of things on my agenda.” “I’m here to may every one of your requests come true today.” “Hmm. Maybe I should do some further thinking. The first thing is breakfast.” “Coming right up. The usual?” “Yum. […]

Wednesday Story Day – AKA – Hump Day

  It is Wednesday Story Day again, and last week we were present when Frank Plano made a statement that there was a guy in Kenosha who would swear that Jason McDonnell was in the Severide house the night of the killing. A reader asked the appropriate question, “Who wasn’t at the Severide house the […]

Tuesday – Anything Possible – Kreative Kue #170 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 is […]

Top Ten Things Not to Do While Photographing Doors

    The inspiration for this list is the Thursday Door prompt as interpreted by Dan Antion. I have often thought when looking at his photos what would happen if certain things went wrong. So here they are, and I’m glad to report Dan has done none of these things. 10 If you are taking […]