Beasts of Burden

Stairs 8First guest post by the finest writer living in my apartment. Welcome to my wife, Emily Culella.

Some paranormal experts believe that natural spaces, wood, dirt, fiber, hold the emotions of the past within their textures. A house, filled with sadness and regret, remains full of these emotions, long after the sad and regretful have died. The house retains the feelings, sunk deep into the rings of its wood, living mini lives and dying mini deaths over and over and over again.

When I was a child, my 5-person family spent summers in Alaska. continue reading…