Throwback Thursday – 16 Days Until Halloween

When I was a teenager, my family lived in a farmhouse built before the Civil War.  Rooms had been added on as the family grew and the kitchen was moved inside.  It was a large and simple - the opposite of an antebellum manse - with a few oddly offset rooms.    It was a perfect house to … Continue reading Throwback Thursday – 16 Days Until Halloween

Halloween In Florida – 29 Days Until Halloween

I saw a surf shop mannequin in a wet suit and witch hat this weekend.  Someone had drawn eyes on paper and taped them in place.  They weren't particularly witchy eyes, but they transformed her blank visage to a face.  She was a winsome, sporty witch. It was a short-sleeved, short-legged wetsuit.  Because it's still bathing … Continue reading Halloween In Florida – 29 Days Until Halloween

WISHES

WISHES by Victoria Nations I saw the sun sink into the ocean and the water steamed up where it touched, and though the ocean was large, the sun was so much bigger. I watched the sea boil away as the sun kept sinking down, and finally it sat balanced on the ocean floor. A sheath … Continue reading WISHES