Animals and the Paranormal

One of my Facebook friends shared this story with me “When mum was in the hospital, we looked after her dog Tasha. Tasha slept on our bed, as she had always slept with mum. At 6am one morning, Tasha got up and paced around, whining and being a general nuisance, which was unlike her. WeContinue reading “Animals and the Paranormal”

The Lady By the Window

I woke up in the middle of the night and there was a woman standing in my room by the window. I remember seeing her legs through the transparent dress she wore. It seems that maybe the moon light was shining through the blinds. I was too afraid to shout out. I thought the womanContinue reading “The Lady By the Window”

Imaginary Friends. Or Are They?

Imaginary Friends, Or Are They? When my daughter was four years old, she had a “friend”. It took us a while to figure out that his name was Barnaby. She had a hard time saying this name and she would get very angry at us when we couldn’t say his name correctly. We weren’t botheredContinue reading “Imaginary Friends. Or Are They?”

Glamis Castle, Angus, Scotland

The original, medieval tower house fortress stands in the center of the castle today, but renovations in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries have added wings and rooms around it. It has been the home of the Earls of Strathmore since 1372, when King Robert II of Scotland gave the castle to Sir John Lyon. GlamisContinue reading “Glamis Castle, Angus, Scotland”

The Haunted Campus of Emory & Henry, Virginia

Emory & Henry is a historical college in Emory, Virginia. It was founded in 1836 and is the oldest school in southwestern Virginia. The college is named after John Emory, a Methodist bishop and Patrick Henry a patriot and Virginia’s first governor. It is a Methodist faith based school with a small student population. InContinue reading “The Haunted Campus of Emory & Henry, Virginia”

Experiences in Coaldale, Colorado

Coaldale, Colorado Coaldale is a little community along the Arkansas River, between Salida and Canon City. It seems to be a hotbed for paranormal activity. According to stories that I have been told, two Indian tribes killed each other off in wars. Spirits of Indians and animals are reported to be seen walking through theContinue reading “Experiences in Coaldale, Colorado”

The Barter Theatre, Abingdon, Virginia

The Barter Theatre During the Great Depression, Robert Porterfield, an out-of-work actor, returned to southern Virginia with an interesting and innovative idea of opening a theater that took produce as payment for a ticket instead of cash. Actors needed to eat and people needed entertainment in those tough times. “With vegetables you cannot sell, youContinue reading “The Barter Theatre, Abingdon, Virginia”