Thursday, October 30, 2008

Winner of The Halloween Story Contest

Here it is from the mountains of North Georgia the story in his own words:

"Demonic Presence or Spontaneous Human Combustion

Some people believe Halloween is a time of unusual communication with the dead.I do not necessarily agree but did have a very unusual Halloween Eve several years ago.I was asked to investigate an old three story farm house in the mountains of North Georgia.

I had attended college near there several years ago.Many of my classmates knew of my interest in Paranormal research even though there were no opportunities to study it there.
A classmate had told me of this house that belonged to a distant relative,As is said there "A cousin on my mother's side twice removed."He said that the family had kept the house for several generations adding some improvements and extra rooms in no special order through the last 100 years.

It was told that on three occasions there had been "very strange fires".One nearly destroyed the top floor and a young woman had died.The other two fires had taken place in the past decade.One was in the living room only and the second in the kitchen.
No one was home at the time of the fires neither did the Volunteer Fire Department respond.
The police were called by the family upon their return because human remains were found in the burned area.
No one ever discovered who these bodies were or how they happened to be in the house.Each fire had happened the night before Halloween.

In attempts to deal with my rather boring Accountant job, I with two friends do some paranormal investigations in the Gainesville area.
At my college friends' request,put something like a dare, we set off to the mountains to spend the night in the house and see if a fire started that Halloween Eve .There also were some recurring footsteps and noises from the upper floor reported.

With cameras, recorders,EVP's and enthusiasm we arrived and set up shop.
Around midnight we heard the noises upstairs but found nothing.There were areas of cold but nothing else.
We returned to the Living Room, which was our base, and sat watching the monitors.

Around 3AM "The Demon's Hour" there was a big whoosh sound.To our amazed eyes, the Recliner burst into flames.In our amazement and rush as we saw someone sitting in the chair..we did not take any pictures but rushed to put out the flames.
Someone had thoughtfully brought a small fire extinguisher usually in a kitchen.By the time she got it and ran to the chair, the flames were out.

Sitting in the chair was a charred human looking form with one undamaged arm and foot protruding.M reached for the video camera and just as quickly, the form disappeared.

The whoosh sound and our reactions were on the tape and the video but not one picture from the entire stay showed on the films.

We were stumped and frightened.We left quickly with a plan never to return.Accounting looked a whole lot better after this experience.

On the way home we discussed whether the first fire might have been a case of Spontaneous Human Combustion and the other two some sort of haunting or demon apparition of the same type thing.Who knows?.."

Wow....Happy Halloween

Wednesday, October 29, 2008

We Have A Winner

Of course each of us is a special person and a winner.I am speaking of the judges verdict in the Halloween Story Give Away.
After some deliberation and only one near fight they decided on a unique story that I will post tomorrow.

The gift basket is on the way to the North Georgia city of Gainesville so the winner will have a clean and good smelling Halloween.He plans to dress as a vampire which has nothing to do with the story.He also does not want his name given as employers are not aware of the sideline paranormal excursions.So if you want to check out the award winner just come back tomorrow.

Many Thanks to the participants and Congratulations to the winner.You are still invited to send any stories you may wish to share.

Sunday, October 26, 2008

Super Psychic Kids

Super Psychic Kids In China

In looking up some information on line about Psychic Children,I found two references and one book mentioned about this wonderous pattern being studied.
It seems that evidence is reported that they can change DNA in a petri dish!

From the website
" These children are able to do things that most people thought could be done only in movies with computer graphics. What is so amazing of all is that it is real. If these children don't change our world, nothing will.

What you think is what you get. These children are able to demonstrate that whatever they think becomes reality"

It went on to say that Paul Dong and Thomas E. Raffill wrote China's Super Psychics. It reports China's investigation of these new psychic children who have begun to emerge since 1974.It began with the young boy who could see with his ears.
Initially they did not want to believe it but then found over 1000 children with similar ability.
The Chinese government claims that these children, when blindfolded, could see either with their ears, nose, mouth, tongue, armpits, hands or feet.
Each child was different and his and her vision from these unheard-of areas was perfect. These tests were not just a percentage right some of the time; they were flawless.
They have developed special schools for the children to further develop and test the abilities.

The site further states
"The Omni tests
I first spoke about these children in 1985 when I mentioned the article about them in Omni magazine. Omni was invited to come to China to observe some of these children and write an article about them. Omni assumed that there might be cheating involved, so when they were given some of these children to test, they conducted their examinations in a way that ruled out any possible cheating. They left nothing to chance.

One of the tests began this way: With the children present, Omni took a stack of books and at random selected one of them, then opened the book at random and ripped out a page, crumpling it up into a small ball. Omni then placed it in the armpit of one of these children -- and this child could read every word on the page perfectly! After many varied tests, Omni became convinced that the phenomenon was real, but they could not explain how these kids were doing it. Their report was released in their January 1985 issue.

But Omni was not the only one to send researchers to observe these children. Several other world magazines and also papers in respected journals such as Nature, a prestigious science magazine, have also agreed that this phenomenon is real."

'According to Paul Dong in China's Super Psychics, seeing with various parts of the body was the psychic ability that caught the attention of the Chinese government, but this ability was quickly understood to be only the tip of the iceberg. These children began to demonstrate other psychic abilities that are truly difficult to accept inside this ''normal'' reality
.Unopened bottles
One child would take a sealed bottle of pills off a shelf at random, like vitamin pills, for example. The bottle would be sealed with the original plastic wrap and have a tightly screwed metal or plastic top. The bottle would then be placed in the center of a large bare table. Then a video camera would observe what happened next.

The child would say to the audience that he/she was beginning, but nothing was visible to the audience. Suddenly, the pills inside the sealed bottle would pass right through the glass and appear on the table. In many cases, the child would then take another object, such as a coin, set it on the table, and it would pass into the sealed bottle. This demonstration and others like it are definitely approaching what I would call fourth-dimensional consciousness. What you think and what happens are connected.

There are several other psychic abilities that have been demonstrated in China, according to this book. If you are interested, read what has been reported. You may think that this is just magic tricks, but when you see these things in person, it is very hard to explain. For the first 10 years the Chinese government would not believe it either, until the number of these children who could do these things kept growing. By the time China's Super Psychics was released in 1997, the Chinese government had identified more than 100,000 of these children. In fact, by about 1985, the government and the Chinese scientific community simply had to admit it was true"

Mr. Dong reports how several times a large audience of a thousand people or more would enter the auditorium and be handed a live rosebud. When everyone was seated and quiet, the demonstration would begin with a young Chinese girl, about 6 years old, who would come on stage all by herself and stand in the center facing the audience. Then with a silent wave of her hand, the thousand rosebuds would slowly open into full-blown, beautiful roses before the eyes of the astonished audience.

Mr. Dong also speaks of how more than 5,000 young children have demonstrated in public another amazing feat. Realize here that the Chinese government has carefully tested these children .... The government is convinced it is true.
There is much more about this there and about a Mexican girl> demonstrations as well
Discussion of a book on this subject

Amazing and that is many years ago.Have you heard of this?Wonder if our government is doing anything along this line?It was new to me...

Friday, October 24, 2008

Babyrocksmohawks At Etsy

Childhood Reincarnation?

babyrocksmohawks from Etsy has a story that shocked her mother.Whether you believe in reincarnation,or not,it will make you wonder.
The profile at the store says"We're two redheaded mamas trying to have fun and it's getting a little out of control!!! We sell our hats here in town at the Saturday Market and love being on Etsy!

Amy is the fleece goddess! She makes the wonderful fleece hats that you all covet! Amy is also the artistic hand behind the wonderful clothing designs. She has a beautiful son Spencer who is 2 and a half. You can see his mischievous smile in some photos.

Maiya is the master of the needles! She knits the fabulous hats you drool over! Maiya is the mad scientist who creates the beautiful dyes for our clothing. She has a beautiful son Bailey who is two. You can see his chubby cheeks in our photos as well" Eugene Oregon is their home base.Right now the One Of A Kind Onesies are on a sale.They are planning for a big Craft Show in the area."Please excuse our lack of inventory right now. We're knee deep in preparing for our local holiday market. But please, feel free to contact us to request a hat or shirt not seen in our shop. Cheers!"The shop is found at:

Here is the story
"My mom told me when I was about two years old I was playing with my doll. I was playing like I was giving birth to her. When my mom asked me what I was doing, I told her all about childbirth using words I should not have known.

And a little while after that she took me to the doctor for an ear infection and I asked the doctor if he was going to cup me open again. He asked what I meant and I told him last time I went to the doctor, he cut me open here and showed him where a Cescarian scar would be. I looked at my mom and told her that was my other daughter, Cheryl. She had a time trying to explain that to the doctor!

But I don't remember any of this."

What do you think?

Thursday, October 23, 2008

Angleacatiirina at Etsy

Reincarnation Experiences In Childhood #1

This is an interesting experience discussed on the forums at Etsy and a similar bit from an on line report.There will be another in the next post.
Today angelacatirina will be featured.The work in the video is from one of her stores.Isn't it great.At this store she says"

"All of our patterns have detailed, step by step instructions and full color photos. Whether you are new to crochet or an old pro - you'll find these easy to follow and fun to make.
all of our designs and photos are protected under international copyrights. We never mind if people make our patterns to sell so long as they are selling the items they actually make themselves on an individual, informal basis and not attached to any sort of mass production, business, or manufacturing. We have granted permission to some Etsy sellers who work this way.

TRADE EXCHANGE: We are always happy to consider offers of trade exchange. Items we often look for: vintage sewing patterns, candles, soaps, bath and body products. We're always open to suggestions. We can't say yes to everything but it's great fun when it works. ***We always trade $ for $ + shipping - any difference paid with PayPal." The store may be found at
About herself and her mother/co partner she tells us:
"We launched the business Catirina Bonet Designs as sculptors and artists in 1990. Myself, Angela Catirina and my mother, Bonnie (hence, Bonet) joined creative forces perhaps many years before. Professionally and under the Catirina Bonet label, the very first pieces we did that found public and media aclaim were the Catirina Bonet Hand Sculpted Santa Clauses sold in art galleries and high end gift shops throughout the United States. They were featured right away in "The Collector's Art Guide", a prominent Santa Fe, New Mexico art publication. At the age of 19, I was the youngest artist that had ever been featured in the publication at that time. The santa's were historically accurate and designed to reflect heritage from nine countires throughout the world. Because of the historical research involved in creating the line, they were also picked up by the Panhandle Plains Historical Museum in Canyon, Texas - one of the country's preeminent museums of history.
From 1992-1995 we traveled almost every single day - or so it seemed, across most of the United States. Meeting store owners from town to town and selling our creations along the way. Fun? Yes. Exhausting? Utterly. Sewing by night, selling by day - this was truly a grass roots effort. You may have stumbled upon our designs in probably the quaintest of shops along our way and not ever know of us. We were so consumed with our product line at that time that we had not developed a label and most of these items were sold without the purchaser having any idea of who we might have been. Perhaps the shop owner mentioned the "mother and daughter" that came through with these irresistable creations. Piegon Forge, TN * Williamsburg, VA * Texas Hill Country * Blue Ridge Mountains * Midwest * Pennsylvania Amish country during apple picking season * Denver * and just about everywhere else. We were there."
Also, she says in going back to their roots of persuing the American Handmade life,they now live and work in the Smokey Mountains of Tennessee. For more info:

Here is the story in her own words:

When I was three years old I used to point my finger in my mothers face and say, "Do you remember when I was YOUR mother?" Yes, I definitely believe in reincarnation.

This is similar to one posted on line .this tiny boy said to his mother;"I liked my OTHER mother lots better than you."

Although all children may have felt these emotions at some time.These seem to be highly suggestive of reincarnation experiences.


Wednesday, October 22, 2008

Three Etsy Artists

Three Etsy Artists ' Experiences

Three artist from Etsy share their stories today.
littlebuttons says:
My name is Sarah and I’m an at-home-mom of three, a writer, a musician, and a crafter. We live in beautiful Salt Lake City, Utah. I make everything in the shop by hand and I only sell what I love. I hope you find something you love, too!

Her shop is:

T"My daughter Ellen reads my mind. I can be thinking of any random thing and all of a sudden she'll start talking about it. She is pretty neat!"

RubyFantastic says:

"In my shop you will see a quirky mix of colors and textures that are whimsical and fun! I am inspired by color and always trying new techniques. I love the idea of wearing a piece of funky art whether it be jewelry, a handbag or clothing, especially for our wee ones.See her work at

hat is so cool! I wish one of my kids did have it so I could have fun with them. My friends little girl sees "the man" at their house who we think is the dead previous owner."

marcyandcoco says:
We are Maria and Corrie!"CONTACT US FOR CUSTOM PIECES!!!
This includes luggage, stationary, cards, drawings, paintings, etc.

(For my pen and inks, if you give me a list of words, names, images, or figures, I can add them to the picture, worked into the design! Feel free to ask, as I love doing custom work!)
The shop may be found at
(about 18-20 years ago) my uncle and aunt and their 3-4 kids (cant remember how many were born at that time) moved to Haiti (so he could be a missionary doctor). Well the people in their town did not like them becuase they were American, Christia, etc. and they would come and do voodoo in front of their house. Well they fetl like evil spirits were around, but didn't have any proof. One day thier daughter kept pointing to a closet saying "hi, whats your name?" over and over and talking to what seemed like nothing. Finally they opened the closet and their was a voodoo doll on the shelf.

Monday, October 20, 2008

Lavender Patch At Etsy

Lavender Patch's Remarkable Daughter

Looking for a cozy, original, functional work of art for a gift or for yourself? Look no further than Lavender Patch. I take great pride in my handmade quilts and other patchwork items."This apt three statements appear at the first of Lavender Patch's Etsy store.Further down it says"Looking for a cozy, original, functional work of art for a gift or for yourself? Look no further than Lavender Patch. I take great pride in my handmade quilts and other patchwork"
This is absolutely true,as you saw her work in the video.Cozy,comfortable,colorful and carefully done.

Lavender Patch opened her Etsy store in July of 2007.She considers it a hobby and says it gives her reasons for always having a sewing project in progress and to go fabric shopping. I
She does all stitching and piecing by hand, in "found moments", while relaxing at home. But, working full-time and being a wife and mother to two young daughters (including a 6-month old who was born 10 weeks premature), has left little time for sewing l.She says however she is a bit fanatical about buying handmade, and is especially addicted to the necklaces and pendants on Etsy.
Her store is

Here is her story directly from a forum post in her own words

"LavenderPatch says:
I'm pretty sure all of us have stories of some little kid in our lives seeming to have a 6th sense, predicting things or seeing things that we don't see. I firmly believe children are more receptive to another deminsion or something. So, lets share stories.

The other day my husband was taking my 3-year old daughter to the home improvement store (called Menard's) to buy some ice melt salt after picking her up from daycare. He told her where they were going, and she said "But people already bought all of it there. There isn't any left. We need to go to Walmart" Sure enough, they got there and it was sold out. So, later that night the three of us headed to Walmart, but on our way there she told us "There isn't any left at Walmart now." Sure enough, we got there and they said they just sold out. Creepy, but cool, IMO".

Thank you for your story.This seems to me to be precognition.What do you think?It is remarkable wherever the "seeing" comes from.

The next post will include three other responses in this same forum on Etsy about their child or a child they knew.

Sunday, October 19, 2008

Psychic Children ...Introduction

We all are enthralled with the boundless energy,creativity,and and enthusiasm of children.Imagination is a key factor of childhood.In the study of Paranormal activities,most writers agree that children show greater sensitivity to their environment than do adults.
Most believe we are all born with extra sensory abilities(ESP) in perception.This is most often "Educated out" within the usual culture by ages 4 or 7.Some children retain the ability and remain "psychic" throughout their life.
The popular programs "Ghost Whisperer" and "John Edwards Cross Country" demonstrate one aspect of such ability,communicating with spirits of the dead.Some of the difficulty of this "gift" as well as varied gifts of other aspects of ESP is also discussed in Sylvia Browne's early books about her own experience as a child.
Dr. Ian Stevenson was the first to bring credibility to the ideas of reincarnation in his experiences written as "Suggesting" the possibility.Although many are not comfortable with the ideas of Past Lives.A number of therapists now offer Past Life Regressions".

This small series will be presented with some examples into three broad areas:

How Could They Know?...General precognitive and telepathic experience

Spirits Around Us...General communication with visable and invisible spirits,/ghosts

Could This Be Past Life Related?.....Suggesting past life experiences

If you have any experiences you would like to add just leave in the comments or Email

Friday, October 17, 2008


Guest Editor Today

Tarot Cards and Soul Readings Article Guest Editor

A Guest Editor Today

Tarot Cards and Soul Readings Article
by Kathy V. Crabbe


The Tarot is an ancient Western occult psychological and philosophical system consisting of 78 cards divided into the Major and Minor Arcana.
The 22 cards of the Major Arcana represent in archetypal symbols wo/man’s journey through life.
The remaining 56 cards,( which are the forerunners of our contemporary playing cards )consist of 16 Court Cards and 40 number cards divided into four suits.

Because the Tarot relies on the universal language of symbolism, its influence has, over several centuries, spread throughout the world unrestricted by language barriers or semantics. And, since symbolism is also the language of the unconscious, the use of the Tarot tends to activate the intuitive mind or right-brain center.

No one knows for sure where or when the Tarot first appeared. The earliest deck still in existence is the Visconti-Sforza dated approximately 1432. Tarot cards are believed to be of many different origins: from hermetic sciences,from Goddess times,from Egypt, spread by the gypsies, related to religious history, or created by philosophers.
With the varied history numbers of avid participants throughout the centuries have been believers in the use of Tarot Cards in divination.


I have used Tarot cards in the past and own a multitude of decks but currently I work with three magickal decks that I designed and painted myself over a period of ten years and they are:
* Lefty Oracle Deck - 50 cards
* Goddess Deck - 32 cards
* Fairy Herbal Healing Deck - 80 cards
The Lefty Oracle Card Deck features The Leftys; guides, mentors and friends drawn entirely with my non-dominant left hand.

The Goddess Deck features Goddesses for each of the Astrological signs and was originally painted for my book titled The Zodiac Goddess Playbook.

The Fairy Herbal Healing Deck features fairy and cat herbal watercolors, each associated with a particular magical herb or flower. Magickal herbal healing advice is included with each reading

All kinds of divination tools are used by psychics and intuitive people and all these tools speak their own language depending on who is using them. Sometimes a psychic tool is used by the psychic to give their client something to focus on and to help put them at ease.

According to Loyd Auerbach, in his book ESP, Hauntings and Poltergeists, (Warner Books, 1986), receptive ESP consists of precognition, knowledge of the future, retrocognition, knowledge of the past, and the “clairs.” Clairaudience is psychic hearing. Clairvoyance is psychic seeing and not, as many people mistakenly think, the ability to see into the future or into the past. Clairaroma is smelling; Clairgustus, tasting and Clairsentience, a bodily sensation or the sense of touch, not the ability to feels others’ emotions intensely. People who have this ability are called empaths.

My own personal 6th sense is visual, auditory, and feeling based. I have also been guided by my dreams and have kept a record of all my dreams since I was 13 years old. If someone is very tired or sick, I will actually feel those things myself while I’m doing the Reading. I also look at the present, past and future for a client as well as requesting information from their Ancestors (alive and passed) and Spirit Guides. I make sure and tell all my clients that a reading is not set in stone, and that their free will is always the final determinant. My readings are all done via email and I only require the first name of someone to begin


I find that readings can really help shift people’s energy as well as offering them insight and guidance.
I use crystals, herbal messages, Goddess myths, Astrological meditations, and general affirmations to promote healing.

A reading can help someone push through fear and clear energetic blockages as well as helping them to acknowledge, value and develop their own personal creative and intuitive powers. Very often the Ancestors of a person will step in and offer loving guidance and pertinent advice and hearing from a loved one who has passed away can be an incredibly moving experience plus the advice is often very much needed.


My favorite paranormal experience involves the wildflower fairies and a Native American Spirit Guide connected with the countryside around my home in Southern California. Scattered around the property, beginning in late Spring, are a multitude of seed pods belonging to the wild cucumber plant; (otherwise known as Big Root or marah fabaceus – it has a spine covered melon filled with nut-like seeds.)
I spend a lot of time in nature acquainting myself with many wild plants in hopes of meeting with the local nature spirits (elementals). The fairies never appeared to me in 3D but instead shimmered and sparked out of the corner of my eye, almost like a dream vision, but a dream vision with some very specific information about a particular plant. During my time spent with the wild cucumber plant I also saw and felt myself in contact with a very sad and withdrawn young Native American woman who had shut herself away from the world but seemed to be very connected with the melon or four chambered pod of the wild cucumber plant.
I later looked up the Native American herbal healing lore associated with this plant and discovered that “according to oral history, either this plant’s seeds or the root (or both) were once used to put an end to human lives.
Here, so it’s said, was a suicide plant for Indians consumed by the death wish.” I was astonished do believe that the Spirit of that woman was in contact with me so I wished her well and blessed the land in return for allowing me this vision.
Soul Readings offered by:
Kathy V. Crabbe
Email: Kathy [!at]

Thursday, October 16, 2008

This spooks me Part 1

Watch the firsj minute but all of part 2...I was looking for something else.Hate snakes.
Cobra vs. Idiot

This Really Spooks Me Part 2

India Baby with Cobra

Wednesday, October 15, 2008

Ones And Zeros Fashions ,,,Toast?

Could Toast Scare You?

OnesandZerosFashion is an interesting shop on Etsy.The owner Samantha introduces Harold and the Lunch Box Monsters.She has more on her own site but enough for checking out along with some other things with a vintage feel at Etsy.I liked the idea of using Jazz to show her work which is in the Animoto Video.Her shop may be found at

Samantha says "I have been hand-making unique and innovative fashions and accessories inspired by my love of robots, gadgets, and all things digital for about eight years and creating art since the time I could hold a crayon. Last fall, looking for an alternative to traditional paper or cloth lunch bags, I designed these popular and adorable Lunch Monster™ totes."

Here is her story in her own words:

" One day while I was in the apartment alone, I heard a loud *thwap!* as I came into the kitchen. A piece of toast had just fallen into the middle of the floor nowhere near the counters. I poked it, and it was still warm. The strangest part was that not only did I not have a toaster, but we didn't even have any bread at the time!"

Where do you think the piece of toast came from?
Thank you Samantha

Monday, October 13, 2008

A Legend Of King Arthur And Stonehedge

Is the story of King Arthur A Legend or reality? Among the many myths and legends surrounding Stonehedge and it's origin,there is an interesting one of Merlin,King Arthur and the the megalithic structure.
This and other infoemation may be found here

Geoffrey of Monmouth in his "Histories of the Kings of Brition" brings up King Arthur and Stonehenge for the first time. Geoffrey talks of Vortigern, Earl of the "Gewissi" (in the time of King Constantine) who was planning to steal the crown from Constantine's son, Constans. When Constans became King, Vortigern engaged some men attack Constans while he was asleep and cut off his head. Vortigern then became King and ruled until the Saxon's, lead by Hengist and Horsa invaded England in the 5th century. Vortigen married Hengist's daughter Rown in hopes to quell the invasion but Hengist still planned to take over Briton.

One faitful day near Salisbury, Hengist called a meeting of Britons and Saxons. During the meeting the Saxons attacked the Princes of Briton and "cut the throats of about four hundred and sixty." This act lead to the battle of the Britons and Saxons at "Mount Badon" in the 6th century where King Arthur is mentioned for the first time.

Ambrosius Aurelianus, according to Geoffrey was Uther Pendragon's (Arthur's magical father) brother and ruled with the help of the wizard Merlin.
One day the King came to Salisbury "where the Earls and Princes lay buried whom the accursed Hengist had betrayed" and was brought to tears. He wondered how best to make the place memorable. Merlin said,

"If thou be fain to grace the burial-place of these men with a work that shall endure forever, send for the Dance of the Giants that is in Killaraus, a mountain in Ireland. For a structure of stones is there that none of this age could raise save his wit were strong enough to carry his art. For the stones be big, noris there stone anywhere of more virtue, and, so they be set up round this plot in a circle, even as they be now there set up, here shall they stand for ever."

The Kind decreed that Uther Pendragon and fifteen thousand men would go to retrieve the stones. According to Geoffrey of Monmouth, the stones of the Giant's Ring were originally brought from Africa to Ireland by giants. The stones located on "Mount Killaraus" were used as a site for performing rituals and for healing. Led by King Uther and Merlin, the expedition set off for Ireland. The Irish heard of the expedition and King Gilloman raised his own army vowing that the Britons should not "carry off from us the very smallest stone of the Dance." In the end, Uther and his men prevailed in their battle with King Gilloman and proceeded to Mount Killaraus.

The Britons were unsuccessful in their attempts to move the great stones. At this point, Merlin realized that only his magic arts would turn the trick. So, they were dismantled and shipped back to Britain where they were set up as they had been before, in a great circle, around the mass grave of the murdered noblemen. Geoffrey also adds that Uther Pendragon, and King Constantine were also buried at Stonehenge.

Sunday, October 12, 2008

Mysterious Stonehedge .A New Theory

The ancient standing stones of Stonehedge have been a pondered site for centuries.Who built it and why? How did they do it? Many theories have been developed.Almost all agree that the Druids used the site in ancient times.Many say it was there long before.It is still a subject of debate.
The Smithstonian in the October,2008 issue has an interesting article about a new theory considered.(Pages 38-46)
Two archeologists completing the first dig there in 44 years.Darville and Wainwright, think it might have been a site for healing.They also think the smaller bluestone rather than the towering trilithons may hold the key.If you are interested in this largest site in the world you might want to see this article.

One thing that was of interest to me other than their findings was the respectful way the 2 week dig was handled including not only filling back in where they worked but beginning and ending the dig with a ceremony conducted by eight druids in dress and a single drum....interesting,

Mysterious Stonehedge

Thursday, October 9, 2008

Grandmothers Love

Several people have told of their grandmother's loving visit.Some of you have heard this one,also since it is a personal story of A Visit From Beyond A visit From Beyond

Wednesday, October 8, 2008


In this stressful time, learning to relax is important.Here is a new squidoo lens with a You Tube video called "Instant Relaxation" at the end.

If you have an online business the lens is "5 Tips For Practically Painless Sales Promotion".If after reading it you have pictures or a photoset on Flicker I am not a member there but can put some up in that section so just leave me a way to look at them and pick some to feature...

Sunday, October 5, 2008


How Unlucky Is #13? ..Ask OJ

If what I heard is true, perhaps OJ will become Triskaidekaphobic.

Triskaidekaphobia (from Greek tris=three, kai=and, deka=ten) is an irrational fear of the number 13;( it is a superstition and related to a specific fear of Friday the 13th, called paraskevidekatriaphobia.) according to Wikipedia.

It is said on the 13 th anniversary of Nicole and Ron's horrific murder he was found guilty of various crimes for which he was charged in Nevada.It was said the jury deliberated for 13 hours.,probably 1300 Thousands of people thought he murdered his wife and her friend those 13 years ago.It appears the number is not a lucky one for the former football hero.

Where did this superstition about 13 come from?.
It has roots in both Pagan and Christian beliefs..The Mesopotamian Code of Hammurabi (ca. 1760 BC) does not include 13 in its numberedlist ooof contents,.Thius, indicating the superstition existed long before the Christian era.
Ancient Persians believed the twelve constellations in the Zodiac controlled the months of the year, and each ruled the earth for a thousand years at the end of which the sky and earth collapsed in chaos. Therefore, the thirteenth is identified with chaos and the reason Persian leave their houses to avoid bad luck on the thirteenth day of the Persian Calendar. A tradition called Sizdah Bedar.

Christian leaders thought as there were 13 seated at The Last Supper,this was unlucky
.Some said that a witches coven in those times was 12 with the Devil being 13,
An old Norse tale also has a reference to bad related to 13

.In 1881, an influential group of New Yorkers led by U.S. Civil War veteran Captain William Fowler came together to put an end to this and other superstitions. They formed a dinner club, which they called the Thirteen Club. At the first meeting, on Friday 13 January 1881 at 8:13 p.m., 13 people sat down to dine in room 13 of the venue. The guests walked under a ladder to enter the room and were seated among piles of spilled salt. All of the guests survived. Thirteen Clubs sprang up all over North America for the next 40 years. Their activities were regularly reported in leading newspapers, and their numbers included five future U.S. presidents, from Chester A. Arthur to Theodore Roosevelt. Thirteen Clubs had various imitators, but they all gradually faded from interest as people became less superstitious

However it is still unteresting that*
In the US and Canada, many tall buildings do not have a floor numbered 13.

Many apartments and other buildings use M as the thirteenth floor (12, M, 14) because it is the thirteenth letter in the English alphabet. M can also stand for "mezzanine", regardless of the floor, though mezzanines are not usually thought of as being on upper floors like the thirteenth.

* In Kerala (India), The Kerala High Court building has not assigned Number 13 to any of its courtrooms.

* In the Philippines, The Makati City Hall had number 33 as the 13th floor instead of 13

* Some airport terminals do not have gates numbered 13.
* On some passenger aircraft, such as those of Continental Airlines, Air NewZealand, Alitalia, and Meridiana, there is no seating row numbered 13

* So far, there has been no F-13 Aircraft, with the F-14 succeeding the F-12

Numerologists consider the number 12 a complete number for several reasons: the number of apostles, the total number of tribes in Israel, the number of months in a year, the number of Olympian gods, the zodiac signs and Hercules' labours. 13's association with bad luck is the simple, unavoidable fact that it exceeds a complete number by just one.

Another modern myth about this unfortunate number claims that if you have 13 letters in your name you will have the devil's luck. So is it a coincidence that the following characters reflect this trait?

Jack the Ripper Charles Manson Jeffrey Dahmer Theodore Bundy... Albert De Salvo
Interesting for a fading superstition.....
Sources Wikipedia, Sports And The Number 13


Friday, October 3, 2008

Meekiyua Honors Her Grandmother

Meekiyua's experience

Meeikua shared her story recently.She is an artist from Etsy .Some of her work is in the video.You will probably want to go to her shop and see more as well as find out about her blog.
She says about herself and her work,"Currently I’m a part time student and part time receptionist but full time artist.

Meekiyu are the name of the tiny origami people who like you are moms! dads! grandparents! guys and gals! kiddies! teenies! and all in betweenie.Everyone has a lil Meekiyu unique for them!
Where did i come up with the name Meekiyu?
Mee is the first name of my dear grandma... kiyu is yuki mixed up which means snow.

Meekiyu was a spark as the last piece of art I would make in an art auction. After making a few they captured my imagination as I went on a frenzy making small Meekiyus of my friend and families. I strung them to make as key chains and decorations and soon this lead to their images on handmade canvas bags.
To me what makes Meekiyus different from my other art is that there is consistency but yet each Meekiyu was obviously different. I feel the origami paper and let my hand draw the face and a little personality is developed. Some are quiet, some are loud, some are mischievous and all the zillions facets of what each person is. Under the guidance of my mom and the old sewing machine, I craft each bag and draw each Meekiyu. As for their personal characters I’ll let you guys figure it out."
Her shop is found at

Her story in her own words
"oo i love scary stories... so I'll share one

since i was young i had always seen ghosts... not the sixth sense sort of way but they were not figments of my imagination. This one isn't really a scary story per say... but last year my grandma had passed away and during those weeks was horrible and i was numb.
One night i had a dream... my grandma was there and asked me "Are you warm?" it was something she always ask me during the winter because she's always afraid i would catch a cold. I remembered nodding. She smiled and disappeared into this light.
After that day I've never been worried or depressed over her death because i knew very well she was in a nice place. Was it real or just my own subconscious? I'd let you decide... "

Such a loving Grandmother and Granddaughter.Thank you.

Wednesday, October 1, 2008

Enter Your Story

Monday's post has details but just leave your story on comments,send it on an convo or Email to free to enter one or more welcome...

Did You Hear This?

Sometimes spooky stories are not about ghosts.On the radio program Coast To Coast last night there was some discussion that because of Global Warming and the resulting melting of the Polar Ice Cap, some scientists believe that a large portion of Methane gas kept contained by the ice is in danger of spouting up causing major shifting.Some bubbles have been observed.
One theory which I read about several months ago related to the Bermuda Triangle disappearances was that Bubbles from the sea (Methane?)actually caused the chaotic disappearance of ships,,,
Well, that will probably not make your day any better...What are we doing to our planet and ourselves??