Tag Archives: fantasy

Beyond Halloween Thrills

Heralding Halloween, plastic ghosts and ghouls materialized on some front porches back in September.  This horde will rapidly increase–adding movie monsters, comic book creatures, and graveyard trappings—as October 31 approaches.  Yet the truly terrifying may not be what we see … Continue reading

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Korean Tales

North Korea remains forefront in U.S. news, as both countries’ boastful, ambitious leaders toy childishly with nuclear threats.  We here in the U.S. can only hope and work within our political system to avert such disaster.  Novels such as Adam … Continue reading

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Tricks and Treats? Some Serious Holiday Fun

Today’s trick-or-treaters may not know the serious origins of this fun-filled tradition.  Their masks and costumes began as disguises for All Hallows’ Eve (now Halloween), the time when ghosts, demons, and other supernatural creatures supposedly could slip easily from their … Continue reading

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