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Michael O’Brien

mjobrien@tamu.edu

1  On Pride and Love

2  Belated Blog from Bishop-Favro

3  Notes on Turning 60

4  One Less Pillar

5  Father’s Day

6  Vacationing and Home

7   Conversation below the Astral Plane

8     Seams

9    Say What You Mean and Mean What You Say

10    Fall Is on the Horizon

11    Thinking Inside the Box

12    Life Story

13    The New Year

14    Spring and Such

15    Spring

16   Overhaulin

17   Yesterday’s Painting

18   How Does It Happen?

19   Just Saying

20   Thinking of Sleep

21   Friday

22   Creative Motherhood: Remembering Creative Motherhood

23  The Hero Season

24 ...Without Saying Goodbye

25  Losing a Companion

26  Resolving and Relevance

27  Retiring Partners

28    The Tablet of Your Heart

29   No Day Like Today

30     Sunrise and Liturgical Axis:

Memory and Holiday

31     The Last Lecture

32    Mr. Greer

33    When You Get to the Fork in the Road...Take It

34    Life Comes to Brook Hollow

35     two eggs over easy

36     Christmastime Is Here

37     Lyrics

38     Life, Lives, and Living

39     the shortest day...the longest night

40    ...People Come into Our Lives...

41    Wanting to Be There

42   Long Shadows and Fire

43   Racing the Sun

44   Heroes and Angels

45   Fall Husks

46   A New School Year

47   A Place for Eternity

48   Suite for Cello No. 1 in G Major


Bob Pankey

rbpankey@txstate.edu

1    My Hound Dog

2    The Crawfish

3    The Love of a Winged One

4    A Story of Anna

5    Midland Hills

6    Home Away from Home

7   Ole Smokey by Bob Pankey

8   Cousin Kim: the Story of a Hero

9   The Hawk

10   The Graduate

11  Good Tired

12  Seeing the Forest Beyond the Trees

13    Climbing for Your Life!

14    We’ll Miss You Brotha Mike

15   The Domino Effect

16   On Saying Goodbye

17    My Favorite Roommate

18    My Mentor and Friend

19     Primo

20     A Eulogue for Our Mother



Theresa Perez

tmp96@yahoo.com

1    Driving Mr. and Mrs. Daisy

2    Dot! Dot! Dot!  The Adventure Continues

3    Los Compadres

4    Grandma’s Tamales Factory


John Pinkerton

oldjwpinkerton@gmail.com

1  Television

2  The Picture Show

3  Dogs are Chosen: Cats Choose   

4  My Dog: My Hero

5  Fantasy Football

6  Golf 

  7  My Friend Jim 

8    Music  

9  Poetry   

10  Jokes   

11  Mathematics  

12     Cars  

13     Bars

14   Our Town

15  Flying Is for the Birds

  16    Big Changes Little Noted

17  Religion or Not

18   Farming Bad: Gardening Good

19   The Horse and Other Ways to Die

20   Art: It’s My Nature

21   Intelligence

22   A Curmudgeon’s Report

23   Counting Cats

24   Weird Physics

25   What’s All This Israel Stuff?

26   House

27     Food

28   LSU and Other Things I Don’t Lose Sleep Over

29   Did I Mention It Was Hot?

30   Shock

31   Social Changes

32   The PO-lice

33   Senior Status

34   Clothes

35   Weather

36   Death and Other Humorous Parts of Living

37   End of the World... or Not So Much

38   Gifts

39   I’ve Seen Enough

40   My War with the Army

41   Oops, I’m a Collector

42   Hunting

43   You’re Not the Boss of Me

44   Friends Misplaced But Not Lost

45   Fishing

46   Beauty and the Beast

47   Haircut

48   Vacations

49   Politics

50   Public Education

51   Gambling

52   Coffee

53   The One-Eyed Man

54   I Am No Artist

55     Essay on Essays

56   Holy Moly!  We Went to the Moon!

57   On Turning 70

58     Children’s Games

59     Magazines

60     I Missed the Memo

61     Idioms

62     Reading

63     John Wayne

64     Glossophobia

65     Newspapers

66     Stupid Norwegians?

67     Oops!

68     The New Telephone Book’s Here!

69     I Guess I’m Just a Bad Person

70     Sundays, the Sabbath, and Blue Laws

71     The Sweet Science

72     The Day I “Met” Robert Penn Warren

73     The Ol’ Double-L: a Sovereign Nation

74     Cowboy Bob Steele

75     How to Nod Knowingly

76     Who Are These People?

77     Dear Dallas Cowboys

78     The Academy Awards

79     Photography

80     Discussin’ Cussin

81     Billy Goes Home

82     Same-Sex Marriage

83     Time or Maybe Not

84     Spring Arrives with the Masters

85     Hucklebuckle

86     The Most Interesting Man in the World

87     Funny Folks: Stand-Up Comedians

88     H. L Mencken

89    The Silent Generation

90    The Crazy Old Man

91   GTT

92   Ronnie June “Tumble” Terry

93    How Old Art Guy Became an Online Magazine

94    Cattywhompus

95    Useless Memories

96    UFOs and Me

97    Who or Whom?

98    Humility

99    Email Dilemma

100    Baseball: Things Change

101    The Battered Wives Club

102    Salt

103    Bathroom: the Horror, the Horror

104    The Upside Down and Backward World of Languages

105    High Self-Esteem and Expectations

106    Dang It, Darwin

107    An Ode to Ripple

108    Janis

109    How I Became a Prince

110    Aaron Edward Hotchner

111    I Am a Little Erased

112    Old Minds Wander

113    Night to Day: the Transition

114    The Bug That Bugs Me

115    Listening for the Mockingbirds

116    G. K. Chesterton

117    Bad Luck Bill and Other Superstitions

118    Azalea Pinkwater

119    Hobson’s Choice

120    Evangelist for Writing

121    My Karma Ran Over Your Dogma

122    Work, Work, Work til Your Ass Falls Off

123    Finley Peter Dunn

124    The Moon and Green Cheese

125    Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen

126    The Power of Positive Thinking

127    Southern Waving

128    To Sleep, Perchance to Dream

129    Murals

130    Your’re Getting on My Last Nerve: Quotation Marks and Italics

131    The Penny

132    I Don’t Know My Colors

133    Transcendentalism

134    Jaguar XKE or MG Midget?

135    Nancy Said: Quotation Marks

136    Fifteen Minutes of Fame

137    Creepy Places

138    An Open Letter

139    Know Thyself

140    My New Old Cousin

141    Bobby Hebert

142    Top Ten Dead Folks

143    Old Photos

144    Wilbur Shaw

145    The Art Accident

146    What a Strange World

147    Lord Elgin

148    Jousting with Windmills

149    Old Age and Nursing Homes

150    Language Matters

151    From Alvin to Yogi

152    Impossible?

153    Let’s Talk about Hats

154    Last Meals

155    Alone

156    This Is an Intervention

157    Cool

158    Twenty-four in One

159    Zombies

160    Drinking, Camping and the Presidents

161    Coaches

162    A Remarkable “Insignificant” Person

163    Frog or Toad

164    Give Me a Damned Break

165    Let’s Talk about Goats

166    Possum, Linda’s Cat

167    Harrison Barron

168    Linear Week

169     Maybe Folks Just Don’t Like Art

170     New Years Resolutions or Lies We Tell Ourselves

171     Ugly Cars

172     Fe-Fi-Fo-Fum

173     Shakespeare’s Man

174     ...and I Ain’t Too Sure About You

175     Name Change Head Explosion

176     It’s a Ding Dang Miracle

177     Hang Those Deniers

178     Beards Are Trending

179     We Call Our Daddies Daddy

180     Richard Milhous Nixon

181     Bigwigs

182     Grandma Barron

183     Irish

184     Round Top

185     Mrs. Marguerite Miller

186     Flyover County

187     No Apocalypse: Off to Work

188     Duke Ellington

189     Kiss My Grits

190     If You’re a Man over Thirty

191     The Bee Man Cometh

192     I’ve Been Spammed

193     I Ain’t No Graduation Speaker

194     Applause, Please

195     The Real Rocky

196     Roll Dem Dice

197     They Come for the Wine

198     The Death Sentence

199     Where’s My Theme Music?

200     J. W. Pinkerton, Author

201     I Ain’t No Dancer

202     I Don’t Need No Stinkin’ Technology

203     I Am a Lucky Man

204     Same Man: Same Problem

205     Small Scenes, Big Memories

206     It Was Never Your Team, Les

207     First, Do No Harm

208     Irish Fathers and Automobiles

209     Bob and Me

210     Speakers’s Corner

211     Enemies Can Be  Blessings

212     You’re Still Not the Boss of Me

213     Old White Guy Speaks

214     Meaning of Life

215     What’s Under Your Bed?

216     Wallowing in Grief

217     Movietone News

218     Addition and Subtraction

219     George W. Bush

220     Wanderlust

221     Leon Hale

222     Will Rogers: Renaissance Man

223     Family Is a Choice

224     The Don Quixote of Donkeys

225     Shoot the Art or the Artist

226     My Tree

227     The Romance Is Over

228     Bored

229     Philosophy: Yeah, That’s the Ticket

230     Francis and Friends

231     Anti-intellectualism My Butt

232     I Ain’t Dropping My Pants

233     Gravity’s Pull on Me

234     Okay, We Need to Talk

235     Words

236    An Epiph

237    Fog

238    P. G. Wodehouse

239    Hitchin’

240    Nicknames

241    The Great Turkey Debate

242   College Degrees:

Look before You Leap

243    Amos ‘n’ Andy

244    Breaking the Code...Maybe

245    I Know Nothing

246    Sultry

247    Bret Harte

248    Spoons

249    Saki

250    Afterlife

251    Preacher

252    What It Is Is Baseball

253    It’s a Freakin’ Miracle

254    People

255    Suicide Happens

256    My Pallbearers

257    Not a Wizard

258    Bob Barron

259    The Old Guy Card

260    Bringing Gusto to the Game

261    The Cool Kids’ Table

262    Trismegistus

263    Jim Was a Good One

264    Attaboy, 8

265    Different Times---Different Standards

266    Icons and Judgments

267    My Front Porch

268    Paul Harvey: American Hero

269    Hell, It’s On

270    Poodle Skirts and Ike

271   My Reality

272   Uncle Earl

273   I’ve Run Out of Stories

274   Archie: What a Guy

275   The Bevish and Other Ways to Goomberdock

276   Difficult  Problem: Difficult Solutions

277   The Mystery of Electricity

278  So...You Have Six Friends

279   I Hate Trump

280   Don’t Want to Be Too Ambitious

281   This Ain’t Brain Surgery

282   The Perfect Crime

283   Bubba Does Standup

284   Out of Office Replies

285   We Bought a Car

286   A Charming Couple

287   My Old Brain

288   The DQ

289   What Art Education?

290   Hell, I’m an Entrepreneur

291   Happy Pessimist

292   Place

293   Sneezes

294   Hold My Beer

295   Magic

296   Jack

297   My Eulogy, a Work in Progress

298   Routines

299   Hate

300   300

301   Bob and Silent K

302   Mark Twain

303   Tibia Vara

304   Bourre

305   No Mahatna Ghandi, I

306   They Called Me Dumbass

307   Cemetary Bargains

308   My First and Best Principal


FICTION

1     Phineas T. McGregor: the Great Bank Robber

2     The Country Club

3     Dark Matter

4     My Name Is Ismael


POETRY

See “The Poetry of John Pinkerton



Amy Roman

myromanfamily@gmail.com

1  That Mom

2    Addiction (poem)

3    One Day


Mick Stratton

mstratton@tamu.edu

1  A Morning Walker

2  Some Thoughts

3  Beginning of the Seasons (short fiction)

4   The Accidental Cowboy

5    On Katrina

6     Some Thoughts II

7     Some Thoughts III

8     Vulpe (short fiction)

9     Rite of Passage

8     On Diversity and Tolerance

9     Some Thoughts IV

  10    Beginning of the Seasons

11     Blaidd (short fiction)

12    My Son’s Heritage

13    Some Thoughts V

14     Lycos (short fiction)

15    On the Art, Science and Philosophy of Child Rearing

16    Some Thoughts VI

17     Brazos Valley Police Officers Fight Zombies

18     Some Thoughts VII

19     The Land of Corb Lupia (short fiction)

20     The Raven and the Wolf

21    A Man and a Woman by Mick Stratton

22     Some Thoughts VIII

23    Ravenwolf

24    Unulrău (short fiction)

25    Some Thoughts IX

26     Mom and Me

27     Some Thoughts X

28    Vulpe Redux

29     I Remember When

23     Love and Hate

24     Some Thoughts XI

25    Unulr_u Attacks Ravenwolf (short fiction)

26   Some Thoughts XII

27   Freedom vs. Slavery (Want vs. Need)

28    Louve and Corbser (short fiction)

29   Some Thoughts XIII

30    Louve and Blaidd (short fiction)

31    The Legend of the Blue Moon (short fiction)

32    Production, Wealth, Politicians, and Greed by Mick Stratton

33    Some Thoughts XIV by Mick Stratton

34    Ravenwolf and Louve (short fiction)

35    Becoming Om Intelept

36    Some Thoughts XV

37    Silly, Stupid and Insane Laws

38  Two as One

39    The God Hypothesis

40    Some Thoughts XVII

41    Some Thoughts XVIII

42    The Sheriff, the Wolf and the Gunslinger (Part 1) (short fiction)

43    My Master Tells Me I’m Free

44    Some Thoughts XX

45 America's Islamic Problem

46    Becoming an Informed Voter

47    Some Thoughts XXI

48   A Space Alien Predicts the Election


Bill Tune

bctune@gmail.com

1   Dreams of a Frustrated Gardener    

2   Facebook--Good or Evil?

3   Backyard Beauties and Beast

4    I-Heart I-Phone

5    To Be (a recycler) or Not To Be

6    Guy with a Heart (Condition)

7    Blank Stares of the Young

8    Confessions of an Accidental Band Director

9    Outside Dog

10    The Best Medicine

11    Church Camp

12    The Pastor’s Spouse

13    Just the Facts, Ma’am

14    The Possum

15    Watch for Ice on Bridge

16    Balance

17    Good Bye, Old Friend

18    I Love Sitcoms!

19    Same-Sects Marriage

20    Memoirs of an Alleged Educator

21   The Most Interesting Man/Email in the World

(or A Cautionary Tale)

22    Camp - Year Four Report

23    Family Reunions

24    Of Possums and People

25   Bophidius

26   Dogged Daze

27   I Coulda Been a Contender

28   Kids Say the Darndest Things

29   I Can See Clearly Now

30   People Are Weird

31   Vacation Transportation

32   A Very Moving Experience 

33    Twas a Month After Moving (poetry)

34     Life with VD

35    Nod Once for “No”

36    What Are You Waiting For?

37    You’re Not Funny

38    My Cold, Sticky Fingers

39    Backyard Beauties and Beasts, Revisited

40    The Gospel According to Bill

41    Hook ‘Em, History

42    The Reluctant Chef

43    Extreme Politics

44    Transitions

45    Trump Is My President

46    Trumped


Lisa Urban

Lisa.Urban.24@gmail.com

1    Cold Dandelion Trickle (poetry)

2    Listening Owl Journey (poetry)

3    Autumn Field Night (poetry)

4    Whispering Dawn Thunder (poetry)


Ponk Vonsydow

ponkvonsydow@gmail.com

1    Feline (fiction)

2    Meathead (fiction)

3    Infant Unit (fiction)

4   Donor (fiction)

5   Will You Still Love Me When I’m Melting (fiction)

6   Our Exalted Emperor (fiction)

7    Subject D 669 (audiobook fiction)

8    Real Estate (fiction)

9    Gack (fiction)

10    Small (fiction)

11   Attack of the 50 Ft....Baby (fiction)

12    Lupe  (novel)

13     Father Periwinkle’s Cherub audiobook fiction


Curt Wills

cewwib@aol.com

1    Being a Texan


Charles Wallis

http://www.charleswallis.com/601716/contact/

1     What Is Love Anyway?  If God Is Love...Is Love God?


Milton Watts

1    Reading/Writing

2    Admissions and Admonitions (poem)  


Christopher Zebo

(Chris’ author page will be ready in the next issure.)

cgzebo@gmail.com

1    Behind the Scenes

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