The Fire in My Oven

Tuesday, November 26, 2013

When I was 20 I caused a tiny fire in my oven. It wasn’t a big deal. It was perhaps the size of a quarter. I’d been trying to bake a cake and some of the batter leaked out and caught on fire. My sister saw it before it got any bigger, grabbed the fire extinguisher, and gave my cake a nice white frost. After all was taken care of,…


Fear Is a Zombie — It’ll Eat You Alive

Friday, November 1, 2013

I don’t know about you, but zombies top my fear list. I mean come on, hideous undead creatures who want nothing more than to suck the marrow out of your bones while you’re still alive? That’s just nasty. Fear is kinda the same thing. It lurches about within us, inhabiting the dark, festering corners of our minds, ready to munch on us a little here and a little there until…