Murdering killers who might also be witches

When you live out in the country, isolated from neighbors, you take extra measures to keep your family and property safe.  My grandfather (“Baw” to me) was very vigilant. There was a gun behind every door, he had a pistol, and we had dogs that alerted us to any newcomer.  As an added layer of…

Baby Jesus would not approve

Something is missing. I’ve looked for it in my neighborhood, at the mall, on television. Nothing. It was a homely little thing that used to pop in once a year between the end of October and the beginning of December. When it came to visit, it usually brought with it some family — both blood…

Happy Halloween

Backward, turn backward, O Time, in your flight make me a child again just for to-night! ~Elizabeth Akers Allen When I was three or four, I got my first Halloween costume – a bought costume. Baw got it for me at Tyrell’s, the five and dime on Main Street. It was a happy witch, complete…