Author Archives: wmqcolby

The Ride of A Lifetime

EXPLANATION OF PHOTO:  I took this picture in Bethlehem, Israel.  I was so excited to see a thirty year-old Kansas license plate in the window.  It is from Reno County and the “J” is the first letter of the last … Continue reading

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Whose Names I Don’t Know …

It’s a two-for-one day!  Yes, two stories for the price of one.  An old one and its new concluding sequel. On May 28, 2014, I wrote a story called Second Star On The Right with some explanation below. Before we … Continue reading

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Adult Education

  Today’s photo is courtesy of Claire Sheldon.  Thanks, Claire.  It reminds me of homework and school days. When this story first appeared in its original form on May 21, 2014, it became, and remains, my most commented-on posting.  Let’s … Continue reading

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Sheitel*

COMING SOON — My first long-form story in serialized editions will be presented in the coming year.  Please look for it on this blog.  I’ll let you know when. Since this is “Rochelle Week” with the pic, and a good … Continue reading

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A Slow News Day?

  Unfortunately in the news business, sometimes the reporters “become” the news with tragic results.  Reporter Kelly and Engineer Dan found this out on a live shot … almost. This story first appeared in its original form June 26, 2013. … Continue reading

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Nerds Unlimited

This fun pic is being brought to you by the “Dale-ectable” Dale Rogerson.  Thank-you, Dale.  I can’t wait to see you serving up that chicken soup you promised me and je préviens de vous voir porter aussi votre costume de femme … Continue reading

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Fandom … And Who Needs It?

Well, hello again, folks!  Yes, it’s been awhile.  Why?  Because I have been busy getting my house in order.  At the young age I am, I am officially … retired! Yes, retired.  I have joined the ranks of that great … Continue reading

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Ex-speeding The Seed Limit

My fantasy has arrived.  It falls under the file of What We REALLY Wish We Could See On TV News. Queen Rochelle furnished the picture … which I might say is AWESOME!   I wish I had a better, more … Continue reading

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Send More Chuck Berry!

Sarah Potter gave us this photo.  Thanks, Sarah. I had NO idea what this was (which goes to show you NEVER wake up at 4 AM to see what the prompt of the week is — you’ll get confused). Then, again, … Continue reading

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Charlie and The Theo Mack Factory

  Liz sent us this pic.  Thanks, Liz! Let’s go back to Chicago, Illinois, around the 1910’s or early 20’s and see what teenager, Eddie Berggren did in order to upgrade his act at the woodworking shop of Theo Mack and … Continue reading

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