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”

Menehunes of Hawaii

Folklore around the world include little, mythical people, such as pixies, brownies, and leprechauns. Hawaii has menehunes. They are believed to be shy and live deep in the rain forests. They are industrious, have super strength, and construct wonders overnight. They have been attributed to the building of shrines, temples and even a pond forContinue reading “Menehunes of Hawaii”

Ghost Stories from Marsha

When I get people to tell me their ghost stories, they usually have more than one. These are from a co-worker: When Marsha was a young girl in Alabama, she used to go swimming with her older brother. The two kids would walk down to the fishing pier that led into the lake. Marsha wouldContinue reading “Ghost Stories from Marsha”

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”