Back in the days where little Taylor knew about 20% of what was going on, I got to take an adventure with my mom to WT where she was attending graduate school and teaching part time. For what reason I came along, who knows? What I do know is that […]
Such an old building was bound to have creepy noises erupting from the nooks and crannies, corners and cracks, and Highland Park was no exception. The pasty-yellow brick walls seemed not to shield the sound of gurgling beyond. Could it be the pipes? Or were the ghosts that lurked there […]
I walked in the woods all alone and wondered when I could go home. When I left the house to escape from my spouse I forgot that my wife had a phone.
Our feet blazed up and down the stairs until the sun set and the basement window was cold and dark. All the others had crawled into bed, but Makayla and I would continue our adventures with earnest. Dark was the best time to investigate the mysteries of a big house […]
We break from school and hope for snow to fall, so icy sidewalks block us in. I shrink beneath my blanket, reading bits of all my favorite books. Outside, so lovely, blink and miss the light on sparkling hilltops glow. To smell the smoking chimney’s puff is bliss on cold […]
The Alarm rings and my crusty eyelids are as unwilling as I to greet the morning. It’s too early. My neck hurts. I feel a headache coming on. Coffee isn’t working anymore. Please, Lord Jesus, help me get out of bed. My shuffle-stumble takes me to the coffee maker. With […]
The coolness of fall swept over the plains, and the overcast sky left everything beneath gray and sickly-looking. As the cows mooed in the distance, a ghostly call lost on the breeze, my friend and I trudged up the rocky path to the House at the End of the Lot. […]