Something In The Water
Julius almost missed the turnoff. The dirt road was obscured by pines and marked by a bent pole that looked like it used to have a street sign affixed to it. Used to being the operative phrase. To call it a road would be charitable; it was more like a glorified path, littered with loose rock and only a car’s breadth wide, so that if someone were coming in the other direction, one of the drivers would have no choice but to pull over.
The 13 Nights Of Halloween
Are you always disappointed when Halloween is over? Do you spend all October partying in your local graveyard only to feel like you have to pack up all the bones and spiderwebs by November 1st or else you’ll end up being a weirdo like me? NEVER FEAR, because I have news for you!
Call Me When You Get There
Grief never ends … But it changes. It’s a passage, not a place to stay. Grief is not a sign of weakness, nor a lack of faith. It is the price of love. - Unknown
Full disclosure: I know this may come as a shock to the system for exactly no one who knew my child self, but I didn’t have many friends.
Upload It To The Cloud
Let me start by saying I don’t have any pets. I’m a selfish mofo who can barely handle taking care of myself. My office pet is technically my sister’s office pet who I steal time with being that my sister & I work in the same office ‘space’ (our rented home).
There is a crack in the upstairs hallway, crooked and fine; outside the trees grimace at me, their knotty faces— the lines, the seasons—know nothing of change,
Harry Potter And The Trophy Of Fantasy Fandom
Okay, listen. I tried to think of a different series for this challenge, I really did. I’ve read plenty of amazing fantasy, so the choices were endless. HoWeVeR, when it comes to not only my favorite fantasy story but my favorite fantasy world, the one that has subjectively impacted and touched me the most, as well as the one I feel is objectively the most influential… well, I had to go with a more popular answer: Harry Potter.
A Day in the Life of a Salty Sorcerer
Sure, everyone needs doctors, and scientists and teachers, but what you rarely hear about these days is the stunning lack of sarcastic, semi-threatening home decor. It is this keen, neglected need that I have been called upon to fill in life.