The tree branches outside my bedroom window looked like a witch to me when I was really little . When the wind blew and the branches scraped my window I swore the witch was trying get in to get me. Rationally I know there is nothing outside my window, but I won't sleep facing a window cause I don't want to give the thing outside my window any power.
There's a movie Disney put out in the early 80's called The Watcher in The Woods starring Bette Davis and that skater chick from Ice Castles. I'm 33 and I will never watch this movie again. I don't even know what scared me so much about this movie. There's a scene where the blond girl is blindfolded in the woods and there is a shard of a mirror in a tree that reflects her image. Let's just say that if I went camping and saw a shard of a mirror embedded in a tree at night I'd be done camping for forever.
Hampton Roads, VA
In Memoriam - The Rev. Daniel J. Berrigan, priest and peace activist.