Travel

  • Pokey was getting his new rock band,  Stickler and the Round Rocks, in shape and hoped for a European concert tour to kick things off.  Booking flight arrangements was proving challenging--something about seat belt issues . . .

Rock On

By |March 8th, 2019|Categories: Flowers, Musicians, Travel|Tags: |Comments Off on Rock On
  • April, a long time fan of "The Princess Bride,"  was studying art and wanted to paint the movie's last scene where Westley and Buttercup do their famous kiss.  Turns out that, while not getting the Old Masters' style exactly right, it was a fair abstract effort . . .

The Kiss

By |February 12th, 2019|Categories: Old Movies, Pop culture, Travel, Urban scenes|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on The Kiss
  • For the most part, Jim Bob had really enjoyed his trip to Eastern Europe, but he was feeling a little homesick; it was hard to find a good catfish and crawdad "seafood" house around here. You couldn't even get good chicken fried steak. He thought about catching some catfish himself and frying them up, but that glacier-fed lake looked a little too cold for the catfish he was familiar with . . .

No Catfish

By |January 4th, 2019|Categories: Food, Landscapes, Travel|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on No Catfish

Area 51

When the bad boys from high school had had a few beers, they sneaked into area 51; when they saw what the military had not used that had come from outer space, they had to wonder . . .

By |September 6th, 2018|Categories: Travel, Urban scenes, World Travel Sites|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Area 51

The Arc

When Tommy, a Texas cowboy, won a trip to Paris from the Louisiana casino, he was a little overwhelmed.  When the taxi driver tried to sell him the Arc, he declined–no place to put the horses . . .

By |September 5th, 2018|Categories: Texas, Travel, World Travel Sites|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on The Arc

Excess Luggage Charge

Tabitha (pictured) was miffed. Since her husband had passed away, she had been saving her money to take a trip to visit her family. She had viewed her egg sack as carry-on luggage, but the airline’s new rules said it didn’t qualify–they insisted that she either purchase another seat, or pay the fee to have it travel as checked luggage . . .

By |August 5th, 2018|Categories: Spiders, Travel|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Excess Luggage Charge