Disciplined Porch Writing – Day 6 of NaNoWriMo

This week, I’m spending a few days writing in a mostly empty house on a bluff above a lake. People have passed in this house. I walk the halls with my laptop, listening for them. But all I hear are the waves lapping on the shore. Sounds magical, like the perfect writing spot, doesn’t it? … Continue reading Disciplined Porch Writing – Day 6 of NaNoWriMo

Throwback Thursday from 1963 – 2 Days Until Halloween

There were heavy trunks full of old records in the work shop, the oldest from the 1930's.  They were stored in newspapers that tracked with their eras, or the eras that my parents collected the albums.  Amongst them, I found an old Halloween ad for the Harvest House Cafeteria. Details on Harvest House Cafeteria are … Continue reading Throwback Thursday from 1963 – 2 Days Until Halloween

Throwback Thursday – 23 Days Until Halloween

I listened to Sounds To Make You Shiver over and over as a kid.  Blowing wind and hooting owls made me imagine empty places.  Frankenstein's monster breaking loose was the very sound of havoc. But, goodness, look at that album cover!  So. Many. Monsters.  They are tumbling out of that castle!  Frankenstein's monster is stomping towards … Continue reading Throwback Thursday – 23 Days Until Halloween