What makes a book intimidating? It could be how big the book is. I'm sorry, Moby Dick is how long? Or maybe it's the subject matter. Let's face it, a book on philosophy is not everybody's cup of tea. Whatever the reason, there are millions of books that intimidate readers of all ages and backgrounds,… Continue reading Themes & Treats Book Club: A Book That Intimidates You
[The picture above accompanies the Goodreads post I've linked below.] Ok so I lost steam and did not post as much as I would have liked but work got busy. Since tomorrow is Halloween and I will not be available to post tomorrow, today is my final blog fest post. Today's post will celebrate the… Continue reading Blog Fest Day 20 and 21-HAPPY HALLOWEEN!
This is another ghost story, and another loosely based true story. I have placed a picture I found online of the Henryton Sanatorium in Marriottsville, Maryland. I was there years ago, before the demolition (which just makes me want to cry because those buildings were beautiful). This picture above is actually a picture of one of my… Continue reading Blog Fest Day 12
Today I am introducing vampires into my blog for the Halloween Blog Fest! I haven't decided if I want to expand on this blurp or not. Originally I was going to treat this like I did my last two ghost stories by writing a portion then placing the ominous "To be continued" at the end. … Continue reading Blog Fest Day #???
Apparently on my days off from work, I don't get to post anything. Poor excuse I know, but here is the continuation of Becca's experience in the haunted stacks of Penn State's Pattee Library. Thanks for reading! Becca was a rational young woman. She was not prone to wild thoughts or unrealistic superstitions, but the… Continue reading Blog Fest #I don’t even know what number I’m on anymore….
See? I knew I was ambitious when I started this Blog Fest. So I have missed a few days and I apologize but here is the conclusion to the story of Dessa and Trudy and the haunted farmhouse on Dodson Farm. “In 1956, my grandparents were married. They had been married and living in the… Continue reading Blog Fest Day 6 (Post 3)