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Weekendspiration: The Terror

Weekendspiration: The Terror

Do you like to feel like you’re freezing? Do you like to feel as though you are stranded in the Arctic Circle with no hope in sight of being rescued? How about having the urge to drink mass amounts of orange juice while reading a book because you’re afraid you might get scurvy? Then I’ve … Continue reading Weekendspiration: The Terror

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I Am Strange and Unusual. Got a Problem with That?!

Say the name. Go ahead, you know. Three times. Say it. See what happens. After some shameful TV watching, ANTM to be exact (if you don’t know, consider yourself sane), and after a couple glasses of wine, my ever so patient husband and I found ourselves engrossed in Beetlejuice. What a great movie. If you … Continue reading I Am Strange and Unusual. Got a Problem with That?!

Dear Mr. Stoker, I Think My Kids Are Turning Into Vampires

Vlad, the Impaler! Is that you?!! Oh, nope, just my kids lurking inside during summer break. Though, I am starting to think my kids are vampires. They are afraid to go outside due to a strange fear of heat and the sun. They almost hiss at me with disdain with just the mention of going … Continue reading Dear Mr. Stoker, I Think My Kids Are Turning Into Vampires

Passionate Love in the Dark Corners of a Barnes & Noble

I found you, alone, in the book store. In a quiet and secluded corner. Between the shelves of self-help, bibles and the multiple shelves of graphic novels, you were there waiting for me to touch you. To hold you. Oh you, the poetry section in my Barnes & Noble bookstore. I remember when I was … Continue reading Passionate Love in the Dark Corners of a Barnes & Noble

My Dark Jedi Alter Ego Once Wrote a Joyous Ode to a Bumblebee

I’m dark and moody. I live in the shadows. Well, maybe not so much. I’m a thirty something mother of two, so I am pretty sure there isn’t much about my life that is lived in the shadows. I can’t, my kids would find me! But as for my writing….. The things that compel me … Continue reading My Dark Jedi Alter Ego Once Wrote a Joyous Ode to a Bumblebee

The Alliance for the Reading of Books (ie Book Club)

I have not forgot about you….mom. I know you are reading this. And I know other people are too. So let me remind everyone that my mom and I are in a book club. Together. Just us. It’s less complicated that way. If you are part of or ever have been in a book club, … Continue reading The Alliance for the Reading of Books (ie Book Club)