A moment in time and a story told by a grandmother to her granddaughter that highlights the heightened feelings of first love and her discovery of the true meaning of Christmas.
THANKS GIVEN is a heartwarming story about how sometimes life does not get back on track until we appreciate the things we have that others do not. We should turn from what’s in the past, leave behind any regrets and give thanks for the good things in our life.
great way to start the morning is to receive an email containing this quote from Simon de Deney, who has done a fantastic job narrating the audiobook version of this series. “Wow. It’s such a beautifully structured piece of writing. It has that quality of surprising you while feeling inevitable.” I reached out to connect with Simon on LinkedIn and got this back: “And I ought to thank you as the series is one of the highlights of each year for me.”
“Three fundamental reasons why every leader should consider writing and publishing at least one book.” — from the article linked…
TWO LETTERS FROM DEAD WOMEN… A CAMERA FROM A DEAD MAN…
That’s all Robert Sterling, a once renowned photojournalist, had to help him redeem and resurrect his life from two years lost in a drunken downward spiral. Was the young girl he could only see through the old camera his mother had left him a ghost haunting him from a past he had spent decades burying? Did she exist, or was he going crazy just as his mother had forty years ago? He had to return to the small town he’d left nearly four decades ago to find out. Back to where he found and lost his first love. Where when he was 18 years old, someone tried to kill him for what he’d done.
The Querency—beginning at midnight on 24 October—is when Witches and Cats seek to bond with each other. It lasts until sundown on Hallowe’en, when the Choosing—the selection period—begins and lasts until midnight [11:59:59pm]. ~Ordinatio pro Felis Silvestris Catus [Regulations for Woodland Cats]
Howling at the moon… https://youtu.be/0o8xqtu6mj0
A satirical origin story. What if an alchemist’s vanity and tragically failed experiment created the first werewolf?
One day I came across a photo of a decaying building sitting on a cliff over a sea, and, struck by it, wondered: ‘What’s its story?’ Read what it told me.
Laurie was the consummate bargain hunter, excited at the prospect of holiday shopping in the town she had just moved to. Then she had one of those days that forever marks you. And nothing is ever the same again. Instead of a deal, she had found the undead.
Folklore Reimagined & Retold for Halloween. The Story of Stingy Jack | How A Devil’s Agreement Became the Origin of the Jack-o-Lantern.