Pause and be thankful

My stepdaughter works retail in the mall. She is already sick of “christmas”. (I intentionally used a lower case “c” there. She isn’t sick of Christmas, just the shopping and hype of it all.) They’ve had Christmas decorations up since before Halloween. In fact, she has a picture of kids trick-or-tr … [Read more...]

Winter is coming

A group of characters in the book/television series Game of Thrones that represent “the north” have the family catchphrase “Winter is coming.” They say it in context of “it might be nice now, but winter is coming.” They are pretty much the downers they sound like. Winter is definitely coming aroun … [Read more...]

Halloween: My name is Abby

For the last couple years, I have written a Halloween story, purely for the purpose of entertaining myself and stretching my boundaries a bit. You can read the last two here: Call of the Raven Mocker Never Need Another Fix I hope you enjoy this year's contribution.   My name is … [Read more...]