FRIDAY FRIGHT: THE BELL WITCH

October 31, 2014 Last of Friday Fright and it’s Halloween and what a way to end it with this terrifying legendary tale by Bobette Bryan about The Bell Witch!   The Bell Witch By Bobette Bryan One of the most notorious American ghost stories of all time is the story about the Bell Witch. The Bell Witch wasn’t really a witch, but was a ghost or possibly even a demon. Tennesseans also sometimes refer to her as “Ol’ Kate.” This entity plagued the home of John Bell, a Clarksville, Tennessee cotton plantation owner of the early nineteenth century. John and … Continue reading FRIDAY FRIGHT: THE BELL WITCH

REFLECTIONS: THANKFUL

October 30, 2014 Morning all! Alas, October is coming to a close and the month of November is getting ready to appear. There is just one thing, what are you thankful for? People seem to voice what their thankful for at this time of the year, but I don’t do that. I’m thankful everyday, every minute, hour, month….every year! I’m thankful for the air that I breathe, for life, for family, friends, even when my days sometimes suck, I’m still thankful. I’m truly thankful for my followers for this blog. For the past few years, Esquisses has become my child … Continue reading REFLECTIONS: THANKFUL

ARTSCENE NEWSLETTER: ACADEMY OF ART UNIVERSITY FACULTY & ALUMNI FINE ART AUCTION

October 29, 2014 Good Morning peeps! There is an auction going on at the Academy of Art University. Read on…….   ACADEMY OF ART UNIVERSITY 19TH ANNUAL FACULTY & ALUMNI FINE ART AUCTION Saturday November 8, 2014 The Cannery, San Francisco Preview: November 6 – 7 / 10 am – 6 pm Reception & Live Auction: Saturday, November 8, 2014 / 2 pm: Reception begins / 3 pm: Live auction begins Silent Auction: Ends approximately 30 minutes after closing of live auction AAU Galleries @ The Cannery / 2801 Leavenworth Street / San Francisco, CA 94109 Benefiting the University’s Student Scholarship … Continue reading ARTSCENE NEWSLETTER: ACADEMY OF ART UNIVERSITY FACULTY & ALUMNI FINE ART AUCTION

FRIDAY FRIGHT: IRINA ISTRATOVA

October 24, 2014 Friday……The week is coming to a close and today I want to introduce the beautiful and haunting works of artist and photographer Irina Istratova.   Like it, love it? You can go to bigbadred.com or bigbad-red.deviantart.com. Enjoy your Friday and weekend! Be blessed! All by Irina Istratova  courtesy of fineartamerica.com, ego-alterego.com, www.darkbeauty.com, www.advancedphotoshop.co.uk, ego-alterego.com, imgfave.com, and www.cruzine.com Continue reading FRIDAY FRIGHT: IRINA ISTRATOVA

FRIDAY FRIGHT: EDGAR ALLAN POE….THE TELL TALE HEART

October 17, 2014 Good Morning again! Friday Fright has more from Edgar Allan Poe. This time it’s story….the title? The Tell Tale Heart!   THE TELL-TALE HEART by Edgar Allan Poe 1843TRUE! –nervous –very, very dreadfully nervous I had been and am; but why will you say that I am mad? The disease had sharpened my senses –not destroyed –not dulled them. Above all was the sense of hearing acute. I heard all things in the heaven and in the earth. I heard many things in hell. How, then, am I mad? Hearken! and observe how healthily –how calmly I … Continue reading FRIDAY FRIGHT: EDGAR ALLAN POE….THE TELL TALE HEART