31 Days…

31 days. Slanted October light slices through the trees, casting shadows that creep across the withered landscape. Trees groan when wind claws brittle leaves from their branches. In shades of gold and blood-red scarlet to tawny brown they pirouette and spiral high in the sky, then sigh in resignation and finally rest upon the ground to... Continue Reading →

We’ll Be Waiting for You…

Why do I love Halloween? As an artist, this holiday serves as a canvas for my creative imagination. Shakespeare said, “All the world’s a stage.” My stage is a little creepier than most. This year’s setting evokes a dark theme. With bold strokes, my home has transformed into a haunted castle where vampires lurk and... Continue Reading →

Black and White or Color?

Which do you prefer? It was a beautiful snowy day, whether captured in black and white or color. Sometimes there are very subtle differences. Not long ago, we had to buy either black and white or color film. We were committed to the results. Now with digital photography we can work magic with our camera's... Continue Reading →

Ghost Walk

I love the spooky month of October. Shadows creep across the path as days grow short. The groan of wind through desiccating leaves sends a death rattle from above. It swoops down and slides its skeletal fingers along my backbone. I pull my sweater tight. By signing up for a Haunted Tour of Breckenridge, I... Continue Reading →

I Fear it’s Time

October is fright fest movie month. Even though vampires, witches, zombies and ghosts don’t exist (Wait. I believe in ghosts!), many of us will sit on the edge of our seats, spellbound with pulses racing. We will be held tight by the tension created in these movies. Foreshadowing is a literary device used also in film, to... Continue Reading →

21 Thrilling Movies for Halloween!

October arrived at midnight with a blanket of fog cloaking the twisted path. I awoke with a rekindled primal need deep down inside my core. I want to be transported. Flooded by memories and covered by goosebumps, I realized there was only one cure: Halloween movies! Here are 21 of my favorite spine-tingling thrillers of... Continue Reading →

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