Vlad’s Vampire Diary: Fashion and Foreboding

Vlad’s Vampire Diary: Fashion and Foreboding

Dear Diary, A sense of foreboding surrounded me. I could feel the darkness and cold grievous glares of unforgiving eyes in the darkness. The anguished cries grew louder and louder. There was no escape. No place to run. I knew I must take action. It was time to feed the cats. ~ Vlad Dear Diary, … Continue reading

Short Story Sunday: The List

Short Story Sunday: The List

THE LIST Halloween candyOlive oil (the good kind, don’t get the cheap stuff)ToothpicksGinGarlic stuffed olivesFresh basilRed bell peppers (2)Green bell (2)ApplesPasta (nothing flat. Get a shape.)Bleach (3 one gallon bottles)Rubber Glovespaper towelsLarge plastic garbage bagsMatchesLighter fluidDrain cleaner Stop by the hardware store and pick up some drop clothes, duck tape, a couple of hacksaw blades … Continue reading

Revelries of Night – Quiet Musings on Halloween and Vampires

Revelries of Night – Quiet Musings on Halloween and Vampires

Revelries of Night – Quiet Musings on Halloween and Vampires First published October 2014 Max was brooding. It is what my eldest brother does best. I’d come home and found him sulking in my living room on the red couch brooding over a book on the symbolism of art. “Why does everything have to be so … Continue reading

Answers To Questions About Vampires: 2020 Edition

Answers To Questions About Vampires: 2020 Edition

It has been a while (at least two years) since I answered your questions about Vampires. If I don’t cover what you are looking for here just leave your question in the comments section. Yes, Vampires take off their masks when they eat.  Since most Vampires don’t double dip there isn’t a huge chance of … Continue reading

A Vampire Muses About Natural Disasters, 2020, Halloween, and New Discoveries. YES there is fun to be had in 2020.

A Vampire Muses About Natural Disasters, 2020, Halloween, and New Discoveries. YES there is fun to be had in 2020.

What we’re talking about today. I just found out about a tsunami warning issued following 7.5 magnitude earthquake off Alaska Peninsula today. Along with living in fire country, I also live in earthquake country. I’m not so close that if the Big One hits San Francisco or Los Angeles I’ll be in any danger. If … Continue reading

Juliette’s Book Club: Halloween Horror

Juliette’s Book Club: Halloween Horror

Halloween is only a few weeks away. You might not be able to go out and party this year, or bring your little monsters out on the streets BUT you can stay home and scare yourself silly with some scary hellish horror stories. Today is a pretty scary day at my house. I’m cleaning carpets … Continue reading