Month: October 2017

Halloween Fiction – Girl in the Woods

It’s the absolute best time of year. Halloween! This is the time of year when scary stories flood from every fount and bring me happiness. In celebration of this joyful time I’m adding my own entry to the fount of internet scary stories. It was supposed to be flash fiction (meaning 1000 words or less), but I don’t know if… Read more →

Strange Folklore – The Barometz

When I think of plantish animals I think of things like the stick bug, or maybe insects that look like leaves. When I think of animalish plants I think of the Venus fly trap or the pitcher plant. But only a couple centuries ago there were documents detailing the strange characteristics of something that is both animal and plant. The… Read more →

Hiking the Heliotrope Ridge Trail

A Hike up for Glacial Views Hiking the Heliotrope Ridge Trail in the North Cascades. As an Okie, seeing a glacier was not something I was likely to see without traveling very very far. Even seeing substantial mountains in Oklahoma was not a real possibility. There were the Wichita Mountains down near Lawton but they were just a patch of… Read more →

Typewriter with a screaming skull on top of it.

October Writing Update

Happy Halloween! You may not think it is Halloween, and you are mistaken. This is the month of Halloween. This whole month is for spooky, creepy, and scary things. This is the time of year when everyone watches their favorite horror movies through parted fingers. I love it. Writing Update But this isn’t a post about Halloween. (There will be… Read more →

Hard Lessons

Well, I just learned a very hard lesson. All of this time I’ve never bothered to make a backup of my site before installing updates. And, finally, it happened. Something broke during an update. Luckily, I have my site set up to backup automatically once month. So, I didn’t lose everything. But I did lose over 2 weeks of posts.… Read more →