One More Step

One More Step

Descending down The Staircase should be the goal of every scientist, philosopher, or dreamer across the globe but its existence is kept secret. The first reason for that is that as each step tells whoever takes it a deep and fundamental truth about the universe, the governments who are aware of The Staircase want to…

Of Trains and Boys

Of Trains and Boys

“I like it out here, George,” Lennie said. “It’s all peaceful-like.” “Yeah.” “You know what it reminds me of, George?” “I don’t.” “All that corn over there on that side of the tracks—it reminds me of Children of the Corn.” “That Steven King novel?” “Yeah—but more the movie than the novel.” “I can see that.” They…

My Aunt The Witch

My Aunt The Witch

About 3 summers ago my husband and I got an invite from his aunt Vicky to spend a week at her house in Florida. She lived a few miles from a beach in a tourist town so we decided to go. My husband had always told me his aunt was a little weird but she…

The Parking Lot

The Parking Lot

I had just moved to a new neighbourhood, and transferred into another school, AGAIN. This was my 17th school in my 15 years of life. I was not an army brat, or anything, I just had a difficult mother, who was a big fan of running from her problems or mistakes, most of which happened…

The Most Active Haunted House I’ve Ever Encountered In The Naugatuck Valley

The Most Active Haunted House I’ve Ever Encountered In The Naugatuck Valley

My sister lives in the most active haunted house I’ve been in. It doesn’t freak my sister out all that bad or me for the most part, because we both grew up in a haunted house, so we’re no strangers to the unexplained. When it comes to my brother-in-law and the kids it’s a different…