The Cold Stormy Night

His jaw line was sharp. He had the kind of chin that could hold a cigarette butt without dropping it. I stared into his deep brown eyes in silence. I knew by the way it was snowing outside, that he was going to encourage me to stay the night. I bit my lower lip in […]

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Planet Earth

Have you ever looked at the sky and wondered to yourself, what is up there? I mean, really up there. You find yourself staring into the darkness, watching the flickering of all the stars. A bright one catches your eye and you curiously consider your elementary science class where you name all the planets to […]

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Strong Eggnog

It was a cold night; the type where you snuggle up in your fleece pajamas, in the fetal position, shivering yourself to sleep. The wind is whistling through the windows, the trees tapping the glass over and over again. Sleep eludes you. As you finally drift off, a loud thump awakens you. You shiver because […]

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Caught Red-Handed

It was a cold, wintery night. I was lying in bed alone. My husband was late getting home from work again that day. That makes three times in a single week. I typically didn’t mind, but I had a stressful day at work. I just wanted him to be with me, near me, comforting me. […]

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The Witching Hour

  It happened while I was lying in bed. It was a cold autumn night. I could barely hear the raindrops quietly tapping on my window. I was home alone. The kids were with their grandma and my husband was down south visiting family and friends. I was just drifting off to a peaceful rest […]

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Bat Sh*t Crazy

Bat Sh*t Crazy- Episode 3 I can no longer walk across a room without the horrific anticipation about what’s going to swoop at me. The saying ‘silence is deadly’ qualifies to our family. I haven’t heard or seen the bat for a whopping 24 hours. But I feel it. The hair on the back of […]

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Going Batty

Living in the Bat Cave episode 2. It was 9:00 last night. The dog starts going wild. The kids see the bat swooping down. As soon as me and Brandon look, it vanished. Disappeared. Gone. We search the house high and low and have no idea where the bat could have gone. The entire family […]

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