Wicked, Wicked Night

Children sweat behind masks, wearing frightening costumes, all to scare their friends and strangers passing by. Stringed glow sticks illuminate bulbous spiders with spindly legs and warped goblin heads with rotten teeth and foul breath. "Wear these around your necks," their parents say. "Ward off the evil and the dead." Giant pumpkins with jagged teeth and menacing eyes pepper …

Anchoring Life

For, ma petite, such fickleness of the human mind that it soon lets go of whatever it sees; if you would keep it, you must take it down with words.  - Margaret George, Mary Queen of Scotland and the Isles A life filled with living creates many memories, ones sometimes not so readily remembered, at least, …