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Top Ten Things Not to Do at the First Publication of an American Novel in 1789

  This post continues the Top Ten Things Not to Do with a historical background. Today is the 230th anniversary of the publication of the first American novel. Its title was “Power of Sympathy,” and it was written by William Hill Brown. If you were there when this event happened, there are some things you […]

Views of the Neighborhood – Bollard People

Last year I featured the bollard in Port Aransas being covered by crochet wraps. There were about thirty the previous year and more than one hundred and thirty this year. The creator of this display is Diana Vondra and a host of helpers. They are being called the “Bollard People for reasons you will see in […]

Stream of Consciousness Saturday – Prompt “Television”

  It is Stream of Consciousness Saturday and this weeks prompt is ‘television.” Linda Hil says we can write about our favorite programs of about the apparatus itself. If you would like to join in on this mind-bender visit Linda’s blog and read how. Here is the link. The Friday Reminder for #SoCS & #JusJoJan […]

Thursday – A Little Personal – Twiggy and Lucy at Play

Lucy, Lucy, Lucy. Play with me. Sure Little One. What do you want to play? “I thought about ball, but then maybe tag would be fun.” “How about flag football with my ears as the flags?” “Oh, you silly. You know you don’t want to do that.” “Then quit grabbing my ears.” “Okay. How about I […]

Tuesday – Anything Possible – Kreative Kue # 202

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 […]

A Little Personal – Lucy and Twiggy Play with Bubbles

“Hey, you guys. you want to play with the bubbles?” “You kidding? Of course.” “Get ready cause here they come.” “Lucy, Lucy. That one’s mine.” “I just got mine.” “Oh, Look. Another one.” “Get it Little One.” “Oof. That one is high.” “Nice jump, Lucy.” “Lucy, mine is too high for me.” “I have to […]

Tuesday – Anything Possible – Finger Point Prompt

  Keith Channing is still away on holiday so I created another finger point prompt. This time I used Ian McEwan’s book Saturday. I opened it to page 165 and pointed at a sentence. The sentence reads, “Look,” he says. “It’s an orchid for your room.” The Orchid by John W. Howell © 2019 “So where […]

Top Ten Things Not to Do at Henry VIII’s Marriage to Anne of Cleves in 1540

  This post is a continuation of Ten Things Not to Do with a historical background. Since Sunday was the four hundred and seventy-ninth anniversary of King Henry VIII’s marriage to Anne of Cleves, I thought if you had an invitation to the wedding I would give you some pointers on how to stay out of trouble. […]

Stream of Consciousness Saturday – Prompt Sap/Sep/Sip/Sop/Sup

  Another Stream of Consciousness Saturday and this weeks prompt is a doozy. It is sap/sep/sip/sop/sup. Linda Hill says we can use all of them or just a few or find a word with them included. Well, I choose all just cause I can.  If you would like to get these feelings of independence, go to Linda’s blog and […]

Friday JohnKu – AKA – TGIF

Well, it is Friday, and like most holiday weeks it came up fast. Always seems strange to have a new year. I keep putting 2108 on things that require a date. I should be squared away sometime in July. In moving around WP lately, I’m wondering if all of you who have ad-supported blogs realize […]