Over the river and through the woods to nowhere.

Over the river and through the woods to nowhere.

This year Thanksgiving will be small. Yes, even Vampires have holidays. Even Vampires have things to be thankful for. The children, despite being adults, are going through a period of angst that they skipped when they were teens. Thank you Covid-19. Or should I thank all of the people who refused to take this thing … Continue reading

Short Story Sunday: Gerald Atkins Vampire Hunter

Short Story Sunday: Gerald Atkins Vampire Hunter

“Now take that Gerald Atkins. He was the worst Vampire Hunter I’d ever seen. He could spot them but that was about it.” “What was wrong with him?” Austin poured Grammy another cup of coffee. “Oh he thought he was so suave showing up all dressed up like Sam Spade in his over coat and … Continue reading

Juliette’s Book Club: Exceptional Liars

Juliette’s Book Club: Exceptional Liars

Exceptional Liars by Marla Todd Excerpt from “To Elizabeth With Love.” This book was written as a love letter to my wife Elizabeth Hobbs Atkinson. She was brutally tortured and killed by a man who had once been my friend. Her body was never found, but her legacy of love will still be here. From the … Continue reading

Black Holes, Vampires, Oak Island, and Other Phenomenon

Black Holes, Vampires, Oak Island, and Other Phenomenon

The other night Teddy and I were just chilling (as Vampires often do) and watching  How The Universe Works on the Science Chanel. So I made some observations that made my husband Teddy laugh out loud.  Wow. I was trying to wrap my head around quasars and black holes. For those who aren’t quite sure what … Continue reading

Fun Size

Fun Size

This is the cutest little squirrel ever. Oh my goodness I’m having a cuteness overload. Thank you ES for sharing these wonderful photos. We ALL need to see a BABY SQUIRREL today. Here is the link to the baby squirrel: https://evilsquirrelsnest.com/2020/11/07/fun-size/Now GO. Go see the baby squirrel!!!!! NOW. ~ Juliette aka Vampire Maman

Listening is NEVER Useless. Thoughts on parenting, and other 2020 challenges.

Listening is NEVER Useless. Thoughts on parenting, and other 2020 challenges.

I decided to take a day off and garden, and do fall cleaning and organizing. Sure I’m a Vampire but what do you want me to do? I don’t spend all of my time stalking unsuspecting people and drain them of their blood. I don’t sleep upside down all day with bats. I don’t sit … Continue reading