What is the Gothic?
From ghosts to vampires, from ruined castles to steampunk fashion, the Gothic is a term that evokes all things strange, haunted and sinister. 253 more words
Take my hand.
Trust me. I will not let you trip or lead you astray.
I know this path. I found it in the wilderness; I marked its stones and notched its trees. 311 more words
My bird feeder is half full.
It’s an extra large “squirrel proof” version that almost lives up to its name. It’s tall and has a red metal cap and four weight-sensitive perches designed to give smaller birds a chance against the jays and cardinals and squirrels in the neighborhood, and mostly it works. 584 more words
I did a big summer/fall roundup of mysteries for Library Journal.