Episode 26: Pilgrim at Little Piney Creek

Pilgrim at Tinker Creek by Annie Dillard: Kindle, Audible (narrated by Tavia Gilbert), paperback formats Some books entertain you, some books distract you, and some…

Episode 25: True Poe

Works in this episode, in chronological order Berenice (1835) Politian (1836) William Wilson (1839) The Fall of the House of Usher (1839) The Mystery of…

Episode 24: The Bell Tale Heart

  Ranker: 15 Bizarre Facts About the Tragic Life of Edgar Allan Poe the burial site of Edgar Allan Poe, 519 West Fayette Street, Baltimore,…

Episode 16: I’ve Got Something in My Pocket

This entry is part 3 of 2 in the series Girl Scouting
On my honor I will try to serve God and my country, to help people at all times, and to live by the Girl Scout…

About Me, Myself, and Cupcakes

Hi, I’m Carla. I’m a 45-year-old disabled writer. I live on a mountain in the Appalachian range, in the section known as the Blue Ridge…

Episode 11: Wonder Woman and Highway 29

This entry is part 3 of 4 in the series Against the Peace and Dignity of the Commonwealth
When I was eight I had a friend with a pirate’s smile —Cyndi Lauper, “Sally’s Pigeons” The missing and the murdered Alicia Showalter Reynolds: missing…

Episode 7: Big Star in a Small Town

This entry is part 2 of 4 in the series Against the Peace and Dignity of the Commonwealth
Against the Peace and Dignity of the Commonwealth, episode 1: the murder of Alison Parker and Adam Ward, and the attempted murder of Vicki Gardner,…

Upcoming Local True Crime: Help Save the Next Girl

This entry is part 1 of 4 in the series Against the Peace and Dignity of the Commonwealth
A great day! Help me WELCOME Roanoke City Police Department’s new Help Save the Next Girl patrol car! Patrol units will be in it responding…

Episode 3: Ghoulies and Ghosties and Long Legged Beasties…

This entry is part 2 of 4 in the series Paranormal
True ghost stories as told by Carla, round one: Books recommended in/for this episode (all added to the podcast bookshelf on Goodreads): book which I…