Tag Archives: Tales From The Darkside

And Now…I Will Leave You….

Black Friday—how apropos in terms of title! I had not planned on publishing this here. The origin of this piece is kinda funny: it had started as a blog comment on my friend, Susie Lindau’s, fun Hallowe’en blog post, “Welcome … Continue reading

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The Hallowe’en Tree

I’m not sure if I’d actually seen a “Hallowe’en Tree” before I’d written this or not…but, I know I’ve seen them since. At the time I’d written this, there was a really cool “Hallowe’en store” in the mall I used … Continue reading

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A Sermon Unleashed

You just never know who some people are when you meet them. Especially at night in a KOA campground. I remember one or two times our family stayed at some KOAs. It was fun…the six of us and our family … Continue reading

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Shelf Life

If I remember right, the sign mentioned in this story was my inspiration for the story. Or at least a version of it that you see in everyday life. And who among us hasn’t visited a store not unlike the … Continue reading

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Seeing Things

I do like to make things subtle, if at all possible. Today’s story might be a little too subtle? I don’t know…you’ll be the judge, as is usually the case with this kind of thing. I vaguely remember writing this … Continue reading

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Attention Span

I got the idea for this story while attending a multi-level marketing seminar some twenty-five, thirty years ago. I still remember as I sat in the audience (on folding chairs) and looked around, everyone (except me) was focused in what … Continue reading

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Plaything

I actually vaguely remember writing this. And its inspiration is the obvious: things that go bump in the night. We’ve all heard the unexplained sounds that always assail us in the weird hours of the night. Was it the house … Continue reading

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