Happy Birthday, H.P.

Iä! Iä! Cthulhu Fhtagn! Today is, or rather would have been, the birthday of Howard Phillips Lovecraft, who was born August 20th, 1890. If you aren’t familiar with who he is, and what he did, and you like Halloween… well, what have you been doing with your life?! 😉 Lovecraft…

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Reading List: Nightmare Store

“What Nightmares are in store for you?!” That’s the (lame, I admit it) tag line I would have written for the cover of this “Plot Your Own Horror Stories™ ” book I found while going through old boxes in the basement today. [TL;DR – I found an old CYOA-style book…

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Jack's birthday present for Daddy

Jack’s birthday present for Daddy

Jack (my 3.5 yo son) went to Costco with mommy today and brought this home for me. It is supposed to be my birthday gift, but my birthday isn’t until October. I asked if he wanted to hide it until then so he could wrap it up for me, but he decided I should just hide it myself in my bedroom.

Fragment of a poem

It seems to me it comes to pass,
Far faster than I’d like.
Nothing lasts quite long enough,
Not even blessed night.

Michael J. Schmidt