“Fear is that little dark room where negatives are developed.”
– Michael Pritchard, American speaker, wellness coach and youth guidance motivator.
“What do you think?”
I pointed to the sign made from the wooden slat of a mandarin orange box. It read, “Beware! Spook’s Forest,” and looked as if it had been crafted using a child’s wood-burning set. In truth, it had – mine. I had nailed the sign to a poplar tree just that morning and placed an old pig skull at the base of the tree for effect. My brother nudged the skull with the toe of his sneaker.
“Where did you find this thing?”
“Behind the barn,” I replied. “Spooky, isn’t it?”
My brother shrugged his shoulders. ...
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