036 Black Cat

Thursday, December 17th, 2009

There’s a small elementary school not far from Balmoral Race Track, in the distant South Suburbs of Chicago, not far from Indiana. Near that school was an abandoned church, which was torn down in the late 1990s after a series of disturbing events. During the late 1980s and very early 1990s, locals were very disturbed […]

032 Knock

Wednesday, December 2nd, 2009

The unseen preys most heavily on those who are alone: those who are alone for the night, and those who spend their lives alone. Prey animals are most vulnerable when separated from the rest of the herd, after all. When alone, one might barely hear a soft knock at the door. The sound is so […]

031 Dogs and Cats

Tuesday, December 1st, 2009

It is not common, on dark lonely nights, to see the family dog rise suddenly and advance towards an otherwise innocuous spot, hackles raised and growling. Perhaps it is a closet door, a closed door on an empty bedroom, a spot on the wall, the dining room. It is of the utmost importance to pay […]