I love gothics. Give me an old mansion or castle and a heroine in peril, a cup of cocoa and I'm set for the night. I sometimes wish we had mansions or castles around here but they are in short supply. But there is plenty in this area that gives the same feel as gothics.… Continue reading How Does the Wilderness Evoke the Gothic Feel?
Before arriving in the wilds of northern Minnesota, I lived for a while as a child, on a small farm with no running water or indoor plumbing. Mostly, though, my life was that of any suburbanite. With the possible exception that I was a geek before the term existed. Not technically, just that I always… Continue reading How I Became a Wilderness Person
I like to make stuff. You know, something to do while dh is watching reruns of CSI or NCIS. (What's with the initials, anyway? I'd wonder if it was a guy thing except I just referred to my hubby as dh.) Anyway, I spend almost as much time looking for something to do with my… Continue reading Baskets
What I enjoy writing most could be called wilderness gothic. I love the slightly scary feel of Gothics and the way they seriously get into the heroine's head as she works her way through all kinds of problems to a happily-ever-after ending. But I've never been in a castle. Wouldn't know what one is like. I have,… Continue reading Wilderness Gothic