The wind outside nested in each tree, prowled the sidewalks in invisible treads like unseen cats. Tom Skelton shivered. Anyone could see that the wind was a special wind this night, and the darkness took on a special feel because it was All Hallows' Eve. Everything seemed cut from soft black velvet or gold or... Continue Reading →
The wind outside nested in each tree, prowled the sidewalks in invisible treads like unseen cats... Anyone could see that the wind was a special wind this night, and the darkness took on a special feel because it was All Hallows' Eve. Everything seemed cut from soft black velvet or gold or orange velvet. Smoke... Continue Reading →
"You didn't tell me you were going to kill it." - Linus, It's the Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown FOCUS: Seasonal With a busy week ahead, we decided to carve our pumpkins a little early this year. I always look forward to this messy little tradition. There is something so magical about transforming an inanimate... Continue Reading →
Your nightmares follow you like a shadow, forever. - Aleksandar Hemon FOCUS: Self Portrait (well... sort of) Just a little nod to all of those Halloween horror movies...
Spending time in a graveyard can teach you a lot about living. When I stopped at each grave I swear I could almost hear the silent stories of perfect strangers. Their tombs like silent philosophies of all the ways a life can be lived. Mother. Warrior. Twin. Friend to all, enemy to none. A faithful... Continue Reading →
Eye of newt, and toe of frog, Wool of bat, and tongue of dog, Adder's fork, and blind-worm's sting, Lizard's leg, and owlet's wing,— For a charm of powerful trouble, Like a hell-broth boil and bubble. Double, double toil and trouble; Fire burn, and caldron bubble. -William Shakespeare FOCUS: Seasonal I must admit that... Continue Reading →
October baptize me with leaves! Swaddle me in corduroy And nurse me with spilt pea soup. October, tuck tiny candy bars in my pockets And carve my smile into a thousand pumpkins. - Rainbow Rowell FOCUS: Still Life Today I found the perfect pumpkins to decorate my front porch. Plump, round and oh so... Continue Reading →