Culture Shock

Culture Shock

Culture Shock: A Discussion with Vampires and Werewolves Sometime late this summer my son Garrett will move up from the dorms into a small house with three other college students. Two are like him. One is not like him. It isn’t as if I have a problem with that. Three out of four of my daughter’s … Continue reading

The Eagle Cried

The Eagle Cried

Originally posted on Vampire Maman:
I’m honored to share a poem from my friend, Northern California writer Richard Turton. The Eagle Cried ? The acrid smell of cordite Still hovered in the air. No breeze to wash away The scent of Satan’s hair. ? The Medivac’s are fading now, Their cabins filled with dead. So…

Short Story Sunday: A Mystery

Short Story Sunday: A Mystery

Through the window the trees started to appear in the first light of the day. “You’ve been writing for days on end without sleep. You need to rest.” Charlotte looked up at the old man. He’d been her faithful servant for the past fifty years. Yet, she still looked no more than twenty-five. She smiled … Continue reading

A brief message about parenting failures, the Duggars, ignorance, and environmental issues from a Vampire Maman.

A brief message about parenting failures, the Duggars, ignorance, and environmental issues from a Vampire Maman.

The biggest environmental threat to our planet is human over population. Period. A few months ago I told my family that something in the Duggar family was going to come crashing down. I said there would be a tell all book written by one of the children. Someone would come out of the closet. Someone … Continue reading

Ponderings on dog faced boys, my son’s Werewolf roommate, medical weirdness, art, and an update on my own dog.

Ponderings on dog faced boys, my son’s Werewolf roommate, medical weirdness, art, and an update on my own dog.

When I dropped my daughter off at school this morning she mentioned that today there will be a rally to say farewell to all of the graduating seniors. Seniors were all wearing red – the main school color. Graduation is next week. The last day of school for everyone else is June 4th. My son … Continue reading

Bad Moms. And school was good this year.

Bad Moms. And school was good this year.

Warning: I’m going to get a little rude for a bit.  There are no psycho moms from Hell in High School and College: You know who I’m talking about. You know who you are – yes you sanctimonious bitch, you know I’m talking about YOU. These women tend to show up in pre-school and start to vanish … Continue reading