Monthly Archives: January 2011

The Bell Witch and A Discussion Of Poltergeists

Poltergeist: from the German words “poltern” and “geist,” meaning noisy ghost. Sometimes poltergeist phenomenon will occur along with a haunting, if things are stirred up, but the two are not the same. More than anything, I believe ghosts want to … Continue reading

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Ghost Town: Elizabeth Reviews “Ghosts In The ‘Ville”

When I decided to review true ghost books, the vast majority of which are written by regular people and not professional authors or paranormal television stars,  I struggled with how to go about it in a fair and even-handed way. … Continue reading

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Residual Hauntings and Poltergeists

Residual Hauntings Don’t look for a floor dedicated to Residual Hauntings and Poltergeists at Afterlife, Inc. any more than you would expect to find an office called “Why Does The Microwave Still Smell Like Popcorn?” Residual hauntings are some of … Continue reading

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The Houseghosts Want In

Yesterday, at precisely 6:10 am, I was dreaming that I was at our office. The Husband had errands he needed me to do, including a trip out to some Civil War antiquities shop in Washington County. There I was supposed … Continue reading

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Speaking of — and to — The Dead

A newsletter I really enjoy called “Mystic Musings,” authored by Joan Newcomb, has an interesting and relevant post today that I think MG blog friends will enjoy, especially since the ghost-demystifying “Dead To The Worlds” series started yesterday. Joan has … Continue reading

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Dead To The Worlds

We’re All Undead, For Starters This post doesn’t definitively explain ghosts are, but specifically what I think ghosts are. It’s a question I get over and over, and it’s not easy to answer. What’s A Ghost? Let’s stop thinking of … Continue reading

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More Puzzling Houseghost Behavior At Our Place

Short but significant — at least to me, with where my thoughts about the supernatural are traveling these days — the houseghosts. Again. Production Department (my son who makes the Mobile Ghost movies and other films) was in his room … Continue reading

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New! Mobile Ghosts True Story Added Today

To start the new year, here is another story from my files. There are no photos with this one because the house is private property, and when I wrote the story, it was in foreclosure. Good luck to whoever lives … Continue reading

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Ralph, the MCM Ghost, Is At It Again!

Ralph, the little ghost at the MCM, must know that Mardi Gras is gearing up because he’s been busy. My friend Ginny, who runs Mobile Mystery Dinners (MMD proceeds benefit the Mobile Carnival Museum) is very familiar with Ralph’s naughty … Continue reading

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“Such An Odd Stillness”: The Villisca Axe Murder Ghosts, Part 2

Last month I wrote about Villisca, Iowa’s infamous “Axe Murder House” in some detail after the “Ghost Adventures” show profiled it in an episode. The case is fascinating because it is still unsolved some one hundred years later, and like … Continue reading

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