Hello? Still There?
It’s been awhile. Well, my goal of consistent writing hasn’t worked out too well. No matter. I will pick myself up, shake off my sheet, and get back to it. Where have I been, you ask? Well, kinda busy. My semester really started to pick up, and I became mired in grading and all of…
Finding Time to Write as a Mom
It’s been a little tough to find time to write with a full-time job and two in elementary school, but I’ve been meeting my writing goals. Before I started this blog I made a vision board, and that has made all the difference. Just kidding. Turns out, the hobby blog is the first to get…
An Unexpected Guest on Our Afternoon Walk
Readers, I kid you not. My kid saw something spooky in broad daylight. Well, waning daylight. Now a quick disclaimer for credibility’s sake: While my kiddos know about my interest in the horror and the supernatural, it is a topic that only comes up occasionally in my house. When my kids ask, I answer their…
Parenting Rocks, Plus a Recommendation
Hi there, readers. Thanks for hanging out with me today. Over the weekend, I went on a much-needed girls’ trip to a cute Airbnb in a small, historic Louisiana town, which could have been a big town, a cruise ship, or an abandoned mine for all we cared. We cooked and ate and drank and…
More Demonic Infestation, Writing Hurdles and a Recommendation
That’s quite an agenda for a Friday, now, isn’t it? Hi readers! I hope the two of you are having a great day today. Guess what? My last post mentioned the phenomenon of demonic infestation, and wouldn’t you know it, one of my favorite podcasts, Southern Demonology, recently released a two-part episode that discusses this…
This is What Scares me Most
Several years ago, my daughter was having bad dreams. Totally normal, right? Right. She was seven or so, and I sat with her before she went to bed and asked her to tell me about the dream she’d been having. Regardless of our parental talents and abilities, I think most of us want to help…
Blogging in 2022
My 10-year-old is drawn to horror too, so I am trying to figure out what will be ok to share with her and what will send her straight into the therapist’s chair for years to come.