At an early age, Barbara experienced what she referred to as – supernatural phenomenon. As a teenager she kept a diary in which she documented several of her disturbing nightmares. Barbara ultimately incorporated her visions into several of her writings.
In her writings, she loves to evoke a false sense of security and expectations - leading the reader into a world of the unknown.
Is a house always a home? Is the grass always greener on the other side? I think not! I think it is like experimenting with a recipe. Sometimes you do not always follow the directions, (you end up putting in ingredients other than what's called for) but ultimately the finished product is delicious!
To make a house a home I believe you have to throw in a mixture of love, respect, happiness, and a cup running over with a feeling of security. You cannot forget memories, (some good-some not so good) they have to somewhat balance out each other, or you end up with too much of a bad taste...!
Above all the most important ingredient is your own personal touch. Everyone's recipe for making their house a home will be different, but as for me, the ingredients above made for a