Throwback Thursday – 9 Days Until Halloween

Dr. Paul Bearer was the host of Creature Feature, a self-declared "horrible old movie" double-feature that aired in the 1970's and 80's in the Tampa area.  In my memory, I'm laying on a floor pillow on orange carpet, in the living room of our family cabin, and watching Attack of the Mushroom People with him … Continue reading Throwback Thursday – 9 Days Until Halloween

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

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