The Spider’s Lair–A Halloween Poem and Scary Tale

My world is woven from a desire to create a reality. Silken threads intertwine and twist in the moisture laden air, all the while I wait and ponder the divinity I seek. * * * The darkness of the swamp engulfs and challenges this veracity. Bottle green leaves and vines encircle my retreat, drawing wisdom … Continue reading The Spider’s Lair–A Halloween Poem and Scary Tale

The Horse Hole–A Halloween Tale

  The sun slowly slipped behind the trees leaving a warm glow to the field. Night birds scattered in the branches of the trees while insects droned on in monotony. The air felt cooler now. Ground fog swirled around the grasses casting eerie shadows on the ground. The evening gloom was rapidly approaching. I shivered … Continue reading The Horse Hole–A Halloween Tale

The Horse Hole–A Halloween Tale

  The sun slowly slipped behind the trees leaving a warm glow to the field. Night birds scattered in the branches of the trees while insects droned on in monotony. The air felt cooler now. Ground fog swirled around the grasses casting eerie shadows on the ground. The evening gloom was rapidly approaching. I shivered … Continue reading The Horse Hole–A Halloween Tale

An Essay on the Importance of Halloween in American Society

Halloween has become one of the most celebrated retail holidays in our American culture although the roots of the holiday are shrouded in religious beliefs that have survived from the beginning of time. Think of Halloween and visions of costumes, jack-o-lanterns and candy appear. Lots of candy! But the earliest celebrations of Halloween symbolize the … Continue reading An Essay on the Importance of Halloween in American Society

An Autumn Day

Crisp autumn mornings spent drinking coffee and watching the steam rise from your cup swirling, like thoughts in a cluttered mind. In the afternoon, the sky wears a vivid blue mantle on its shoulders reflecting sunlight into the cloudless skies radiating warmth to those far below. Leaves with glowing colors of amber, red, and ginger … Continue reading An Autumn Day

Misty Sunrise

This was the view through my “horse-hole” this morning.  High humidity caused the haziness.  As the morning wore on, the humidity dropped to 31% F. this afternoon, which is FANTASTIC for those of us living along the Gulf Coast.  A cold front from way up north dropped all the way down into our southern neck … Continue reading Misty Sunrise

Dear Tabitha

Dear Tabitha, I could not believe what I read, but there it was in black and white, right in front of me. I had to write you immediately, because like me, you share an undying curiosity in the world around you. I know what I read will intrigue you. Have you ever heard of the … Continue reading Dear Tabitha

Weekly Haiku Prompt 12 – Study & Creature

(Image Credit: FreeBooks.com) Ronovan’s Weekly Haiku Challenge and my Blogging 101 Class are combining for me today. Mary Shelley is one of my favorite authors and I wanted to honor her and the month of October with this creation! Badge provided by DazzlingWhimsy. Thanks for your visit today.  I know I will see you again! … Continue reading Weekly Haiku Prompt 12 – Study & Creature