In which I talk about my family's house fire that happened a week before Christmas in 2002.
In which I read my holiday ghost story A GOOD MAN.
When it comes to the end of the year and holidays, we sure do get possessive of things. Our Once In A While faith becoming ingrained dogma so that anyone that doesn’t celebrate things the way we feel that they should is shamed and castigated. You’re Doing It Wrong we shout! How Dare You! We… Continue reading Make It Yours
Kissing When I was a little kid Christmas was the most important thing in my life. I loved everything about it. I loved the music, the lights, the church service, spending time with my family, spending time with my friends, like I said, I loved all of it. Christmas, with its mythology, and its mystery… Continue reading Kissing – a Creepy Christmas Tale
I think the holidays dredge up memories for all of us. Most of mine are good. Despite my love of Halloween and all things dark and creepy I really love Christmas and this season. Something recently made me remember something though that is a bit of a darker memory. Call it the end of my… Continue reading Winter Chill
Consider this a late Christmas gift. It is rough around the edges and unedited, but there's a little coal within, as well as a small gift, it's up to you to decide which is which. “You’re not the REAL Santa, you know.” “Oh, is that the case?” The man with the long white beard… Continue reading Dancing In Their Heads
Every year I try to write a Halloween and Christmas story. Here is this year’s story. Enjoy, dear reader. I Believe We are taught even as children that magic isn’t real. That the world is made up of math, and science, and reason, and there are no gray areas and no shadows where magic can… Continue reading I Believe – Christmas Story 2013
Just whipped this up, because I am sorta crazy like that. Hope you like it. Fresh out of the oven so please forgive any errors. Naughty He had only been outside for fifteen minutes but the tears against his cheeks were already frozen. His teeth were chattering and his hands burned from the cold but… Continue reading Christmas Story 2012 – NAUGHTY
To Those In Need The snow was falling. This wasn’t the first snow of the season but this was the most significant snow, the first real snow. The city was huddled together against the cold and spreading darkness but passed in silence, defenses up against forced holiday cheer. As the snow falls the darkness… Continue reading To Those In Need–a story