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About angela1313

I am a cat lover, a writer, and an artist who is finally making time to work on my art.

A Month for Ghost Stories –

  To challenge myself I decided to create a list of my favorites and share them. Some do not technically include ghosts but other supernatural entities, still something about the style or narration has more of a ghost story quality. … Continue reading

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Something Wicked This Way Comes

Ray Bradbury’s childhood encounter with a carnival magician named Mr. Electrico who commanded him to “Live forever!” was perhaps the peak experience in a fascination with carnivals and magicians that he had held for some time. In addition to that … Continue reading

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Ray Bradbury Part Two

One of the things I love most about the writing of Ray Bradbury is the descriptive quality of his prose. This visual imagery must be one of the things that attracts artists in other media to his work. If you … Continue reading

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Frost Descends 霜降 shuāng jiàng Oct 23rd

Frost’s Descent is the 18th term and the last solar term of autumn, during which time the weather becomes much colder than before and ice crystals form as frost begins to appear.  In the lower reaches of the Yellow River … Continue reading

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Movies for October – The Work of Val Lewton

Certainly in the run-up to Halloween people start thinking of the spooky movies they want to watch. A lot of people don’t like what are considered horror movies. Many are derivative, repetitive or just plain poor quality. There are some … Continue reading

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Aftermath

The aftermath of taking a day off for autumn activities was a really busy Monday. I had forgotten how much more energy you have when you spend time taking a day to have fun. I cleaned up the front yard … Continue reading

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A Great Day

I had such a great day. Can’t believe how late it is and I am full of fresh cider and apple cake and delicious beer and good music. By the time I got home the cats were in “FEED US … Continue reading

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