Random visits and musings

Random visits and musings

Originally posted on Vampire Maman:
I answered the phone to a paper thin voice whispering “Come quick. Come quick. I need help.” “What is wrong? Are you hurt?” “I can’t get up. I caught my leg in a hole in the floor. I think I broke it.” It was Eleora. “Can you feel it?” “I can’t…

Don’t Bother Me (I bet you feel the same)

Don’t Bother Me (I bet you feel the same)

I still own the small adorable house (1,100 square feet) I purchased when Teddy and I first started dating. I don’t live there, but I rent it out to a little nice family. About once a week I get a call, text, or letter from someone wanting to buy it. I always tell them $650,000 … Continue reading

Juliette’s Monday Book Club: Popular Books From An Alternate Universe

Juliette’s Monday Book Club: Popular Books From An Alternate Universe

Note: Vampires are not overly fond of Time Travelers   from our universe but from time to time we get some delightful books shared by travelers from an Alternate Universe. Looking For Alaska Austin and his Granny head north in her motorhome looking for adventure, and vampires. Life of Pi Mathematician Laurence Humboldt has all of … Continue reading

Short Story Sunday: There Would Always Be Cats

Short Story Sunday: There Would Always Be Cats

Everyone was surprised when the first bombs went off in the Southern Hemisphere. Who would have thought? So much for going to Machu Picchu for Bill’s retirement. Then again, she didn’t really think Bill would ever retire? His fans demanded more and more each year in a time when one would think he’d be too … Continue reading

Small Ghosts – St. John the Baptist Cemetery – and my weird brother

Small Ghosts – St. John the Baptist Cemetery – and my weird brother

You never know who you are going to run into. Last Saturday morning we went out to the Farmer’s Market in Folsom. It wasn’t the usual California Certified Organic Farmer’s Market we usually go to, but one that was closer to home. We thought we’d give it a try. By we I mean my daughter Clara … Continue reading

Sickening Sweet and Predictable

Sickening Sweet and Predictable

“If you bring out that wonderful pink box most children will gather around. When you open it, bursting with two dozen donuts in at least eight different variations, you expect the children to be delighted. You’ll be surprised to see the faces look in scorn at the sprinkled cake donuts, the apple sweet rolls, the … Continue reading