In 2002, I was working with the Department of Defense Finance & Accounting Service. About once a month, I would travel from Grafenwoehr, Germany to DFAS headquarters at Kaiserslautern to hand-deliver financial records for the US Army Transportation Management Center for Europe. On one trip, I finished early and took the autobahn back home. I … Continue reading Castle Frankenstein
They had come back early from camping at Lake Clinton but it was now dark outside. It was late October and the autumn breeze was cool on her face as they drove the Jeep Wrangler down the highway. She held her brown hair back as the curls whipped here and there wildly in the wind. … Continue reading 7th Gate
(This a short excerpt from a story I am working on. It is based on true life. Happy spook-tober!) “I have a story about ghosts,” Skylar said to Stein while trying to search for something meaningful to say in that awkward moment. “I mean...I never have seen... a ghost but…..I experienced something strange one time.” … Continue reading Ghost?
(This is a children's poem I wrote for Halloween.) Each night, After Mom kisses me goodnight, She turns off my light and closes the door. I reach for the dust ruffle touching the floor. And, in the quiet dark, beneath my bed, With glowing eyes waits a monster and I call him Ted. He crawls … Continue reading The Monster under the Bed
Here's a poem for October - the month of cooler Autumn breezes, falling leaves, football tailgates, candy corn, caramel apples, and pumpkin spice latte. There are lots of wonderful imagery surrounding October such as the delight of children on marvelous trick or treat nights. And here now, is the poem. Happy October y'all! A Foreboding … Continue reading The Onset of October