Tag Archives: The Contract with Gwen Plano

Views of the neighborhood. Earth Day Fact Find – Part One

Today we are heading out for an Earth Day Fact Find Scavenger hunt. To feed us all, I asked QI restaurant in Austin to put on a Dim Sum brunch. They agreed, and here is what that brunch looks like. Dim Sum Brunch Menu Crab Meat Fish Maw Soup Dumpling 蟹肉鱼肚汤包 Scallop Caviar Sui Mai […]

Stream of Consciousness Saturday – Prompt – Mash

  It is Stream of Consciousness Saturday time, and there was a small envelope lying on the front sidewalk. I opened it, and here is what it said “Your Friday prompt for Stream of Consciousness Saturday is “mash.” Use it any way you’d like. Have fun!” If you would like to have some fun, visit […]

Friday John Ku – AKA- TGIF

  It is Friday again. This week has flown for me and I can’t put my finger on why. I guess the why doesn’t matter anyway. The important thing is it was a good week. Well, I have to be very honest. At my age, every week is a good one. At least I have […]

Thursday – A Little Personal – Lucy and Twiggy Outside.

“Looks like a nice day to be outside.” “Yeah, it does. Not too hot and lots of clouds.” “I see mom put out some flowers.” “Yes, Little One, the first of the season.” “Hey, what’s this. Somebody left a piece of kibble here.” “I would leave that alone if I were you.” “Whoa. This has […]

Wednesday Story Day – AKA – Hump Day

      It is Wednesday Story Day again. Last week, Larry, Andrew, and Mike Moore arrived at the warehouse where the SUV was found that spirited ADA Thomas, Lieutenant Mayfield, and Lazar Popović away from the highway patrol headquarters by two guys posing as agents of the FBI. Supposedly Lazar will be traded for […]

Top Ten Things Not to Do While Birdwatching

This post was originally run on April 11th, 2016. I hope you enjoy it. The inspiration for this list is the fact that birds of all kinds are in the process of migration and spring has sprung.  I thought I would start off with a little bird joke. Vultures As migration approached, two elderly vultures […]

Views of the Neighborhood – Spring Flowers

Today we are going out to find the spring wildflowers, and as usual, we need to be fortified with good food and drink. Today we are being catered brunch from Matties in Austin. Matties Brunch STARTER FriedGreenTomatoes shrimp+crabsalad,lemon,creoleremoulade . . . . . SALADS Farmhouse Salad (V) local greens, fennel relish, tarragon vinaigrette, cherry tomatoes […]

Stream of Consciousness Saturday – Prompt – Difference

  A large box was left on the porch today. Since it wasn’t from Chewy, I was pretty sure Linda Hill had paid a visit with this week’s prompt. The box did have a sinister look about it.  Sure enough, after a precautionary soak in a tub of water, here is what was inside. Your […]

Friday JohnKu – AKA – TGIF

  Hello, Friday you big beautiful thing you. It is so nice to see you again. Yes, indeed, it is Friday and close to the weekend. This week has been pretty much a non-event. Yes, I worked on my WIP and am please about that. The new month started, and I can’t believe it is […]

Thursday – Anything possible – Lucy and Twiggy Mellow Harsh

We going to do this, Little One?” “Sure, why not?” “Okay, Lucy. I guess we need to lay out the field.” “The field? What do you mean?” “You know. Get the lime. Layout the boundaries. Set the goals.” “Oh, blech. Can we just skip all that?” “We can, but it won’t be much of a […]