What Scares You?

I mean what really scares you? I wasn’t afraid of David S. Pumpkin; I loved it. The SNL skit is funny because there are some things we expect to scare us and when expectation is not met, like with David S. Pumpkins, we want to know why. When I was a kid, it was being … More What Scares You?

The 3 AM Crazy

Actually it can come any time between 2 and 4 AM, that time when I usually have to take my first (or sometimes second as I get older) nighttime trip to the bathroom. I groggily get up, stumble to the correct seat, do what I have to do, and stumble back to bed. Then I … More The 3 AM Crazy

One small change…

I’ve decided to take a hiatus from Facebook…not all Social Media…just Facebook. I was tired of reading diatribes about the Republicans, about the Democrats, about one nationality or the other, one race or the other. After Justice Scalia’s death, I suddenly found myself saying things that made me ashamed. I realized I sounded like some … More One small change…

Stephen King, Joyce Carol Oates, Readers, Writers, and Serendipity

I read two books in the last three days. One book I’d ordered to receive on publication date and the other one I checked out of the library. In Finders Keepers, the sequel to Mr. Mercedes, King once again enters to world of the Thriller. King starts this new book by introducing a famous reclusive … More Stephen King, Joyce Carol Oates, Readers, Writers, and Serendipity