Happy Holidays! Merry Christmas!

Happy Hanukkah! Happy Winter Solstice! Happy Yule! Merry Christmas! This is a great time of year! It is a time of celebration and also a time of traditions. We hope that your holiday season is full of friends, family, peace and love, and maybe a superstition, tradition or two! Below is a list of a…

broken mirror

Seven years of bad luck

Broken Mirror The Undertaker and I have not yet put up our Christmas tree as we have been busy. We at least made the effort of bringing down the boxes full of our Christmasy things. While sifting through the boxes, looking at ornaments I accidentally dropped one and it broke into bits. The Undertaker burst…

Bad dream? It could be a nightmare, a night terror, or an Old Hag

An interesting shift in my life has occurred – my dreams have been strange as of late. Really, I have been having terrible nightmares. Nightmares are disruptive dreams that cause intense feelings of sadness, fear, anxiety, dread, and horror. There are people who suffer from recurrent nightmares, and these can sometimes be tied into post-traumatic…

With death, another musician is added to the Forever 27 Club

  This morning it felt like a sad day even before the day truly began. Outside the ground was moist from the previous nights powerful storms. There was a stillness that whispered news was coming and it did. Undertaker called out to me and said “Amy Winehouse has died.” Then he retreated back indoors. I…

There is a monster under my bed

The Undertaker told me something silly the other day. It was late at night and I couldn’t sleep so I sat in my room reading. As he passed my door he said “Get to bed or the bogeyman will get you.” “What does that even mean?” I said, but it was too late. He had…

Sirius has risen

  The Dog Days are here. Well, at least they are here in the northern hemisphere where your gravedigger is located. We are now in July and so you may hear people say silly things such as “It is hot,” or the “Dog Days are here.” Well, of course it is hot – we are…