It’s Halloween week, the time for witches and goblins and ghosts.

It’s Halloween week, the time for witches and goblins and ghosts. But do you know about real “witches”? I put that in quotation marks because in the 17th century it was their persecutors who gave them that name.  These  were Cunning Women (or men) who mostly meant no harm. My upcoming novel, BITTER MAGIC, is … Continue reading It’s Halloween week, the time for witches and goblins and ghosts.

October at Lake Champlain

Summer has ended. We thought it was forever, just the way it is, we took it for granted. And then the air changed. An opening in the atmosphere, a clearing out of the old breath, the hot eternal breath of August, a clearing of the lake, a brighter sharper quality to the sunshine, a sharpness … Continue reading October at Lake Champlain