Alfred Hitchcock is one of my favorite directors. His ability to pull his audiences to the edge of their seats always impresses me. He employed his understanding of basic human nature to raise our fears and speed our heart rates. …

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In Texas, when friends depart from each other, it’s common to remind each other to be safe, careful, take care and such, even when the parties are simply going home. The truth is that even in our homes, dangers lurk …

Y’all Be Safe! Read more »

I avoid things that scare me. I don’t go into small spaces for extended periods of time. I don’t go places where I know there will be clowns or spiders. I watch carefully when I walk in the grass to …

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October begins this week, kicking off my favorite season for movies. Cable channels will run monster marathons. Weekends will be dedicated to horrors, hauntings, and whodunits. I love suspense and thrills, though not too much gore. My imagination fills in …

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