Books of the Dead

Books of the Dead

“What is this place?” I asked my brother’s friend Florence. He’d taken me to an old building she owned in the downtown area. “My library, sort of,” she said with a delighted smile. She was a thin woman with a black bob, pale skin, and bright blue eyes lined in black.  “The oldest is from … Continue reading

The 2019 Oscar Nominated Live Action Shorts at the Crest Theater

The 2019 Oscar Nominated Live Action Shorts at the Crest Theater

For years we’ve looked forward to watching the Oscar Nominated Live Action Shorts. Well, I have to say the selection this year was quite unexpected. That isn’t a good thing either. The real show was watching the stunned movie goers stagger out of the theater shell shocked and depressed. One had a slightly bitter sweet … Continue reading

Burning Question #49: Planet Poochie

Burning Question #49: Planet Poochie

Once upon a time there were NINE planets orbiting around our the Sun. All but Mercury and Venus have planets. That is right folks, Mercury and Venus do not have moons. And two planets have dogs. Earth and Pluto. Which brings us to a question. Yes, it is time for the 49th of 50 Burning … Continue reading

The Art of Writing Love Letters is Alive and Well (even for Zombies & Ghosts)

The Art of Writing Love Letters is Alive and Well (even for Zombies & Ghosts)

My brother Val always says “love isn’t a physical thing. It is a meeting of souls. Be it friendship or romantic lovers, it is something we can write about and dream about, but we can never truly explain or define it.” The Art of Writing Love Letters is Alive and Well (even for Zombies & Ghosts) … Continue reading

Short Story Sunday: Captured Bride: A weird little story of romance (sort of), personal growth, and Vampires.

Short Story Sunday: Captured Bride: A weird little story of romance (sort of), personal growth, and Vampires.

Captured Bride: A weird little story of romance (sort of), personal growth, and Vampires. I was minding my own business, outside tending my herb garden, when someone throws a blanket over my head, hauls me up on a horse and takes me to God only knows where. After what seemed like forever, combined with a … Continue reading

Burning Question #48: Almost there… sort of… and Vampires

Burning Question #48: Almost there… sort of… and Vampires

Fortunately is isn’t that cold at my house. Right now it is in the high 50’s (F) and pouring gallons of rain. That said, today is Saturday and time for Burning Question #48. Yes, I’ve been doing this for 48 weeks and almost forgot about it this week. Sorry folks, I drew a blank today. … Continue reading