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About me.....I lost my grandfather when I was 17. I had a VERY difficult time getting over it. I just needed to know that I could still communicate with him. I loved him so much I didn't think I could live without him. I read everything I could get my hands on that had to do with the "afterlife" and that started it all...the love of Ghost Hunting and the Paranormal. I am now a Certified Paranormal Investigator and have my own Paranormal Group. I have been researching the paranormal for over 30 years!! It is my way of staying in touch with my grandfather. Being a Ghost Hunter is not always as exciting as it seems on TV. Many nights I have sat in the dark and not a thing happened. BUT it is those times you DO get that one voice, that one unexplainable picture or have an experience that sends chills down your back that makes it sooo worth it all!!! My purpose of this blog is not to make people believe in ghosts but maybe to open their minds just a little bit... I LOVE this crazy thing called Ghost Hunting. It is as much a part of me as breathing. I am just a girl that refuses to accept we can't still contact our loved ones after they die. My grandfather won't let me.



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So many people think that once you die that the love you had for someone is lost...........quite the contrary....love NEVER dies.......it just goes from the mind to heart....to HEART to HEART.  What does that mean?  Well, it's kinda like smelling a rose with your eyes closed.  First you see it......then you close your eyes....... and you can't SEE it anymore but you can still SMELL it therefore you know it is STILL THERE!  It's kinda the same way when someone we love dies.  We are sooooo used to seeing them and having them in our lives that once their gone....we fear the love is lost.  But here's the deal....when someone dies they take the love they had for you with them, ONLY now....you can't see them but hopefully you can FEEL them or maybe even receive signs from them.

When our love ones leave us, they help us through life in so many ways that we may not immediately recognize it.  That is because they are here to protect and guide us not to lead and direct.  Two things you need to remember when our loved ones are giving us "signs" from above letting us know that they are still here.  One-BELIEVE IN THEM and two-NOTICE THEM!!! 

Not all signs are small, and not all are monumental.  Each one of is there for a specific purpose, be it to comfort you, help you finalize a decision, or confirm something you already knew but just weren't sure about.  Remember......our job is NOT to SEARCH for signs.....but to notice them!!!

Some of the ways that they may try and give us signs are.....finding feathers, a favorite song that you hadn't heard in forever, "pennies from Heaven", hearing their voices, or finding something that has been lost for a long time.  And let's not forget about visits in our dreams.

FEATHERS- Feathers are symbols of faith, therefore our loved ones make sure that you understand the significance of their offering and believe that it's a real message from above. 

MUSIC-Music or a favorite song that has meaning to you and your loved one is one of the ways that spirits communicate that "something special" is still here and ONLY YOU would recognize the it.  Music bypasses defenses and opens the heart, so it's a favorite choice of sign from above.

PENNIES FROM HEAVEN-The Universe works in mysterious ways, and our loved ones are no exception.  The fact is.....we ALL love gifts!  So our departed loved ones can't pick up the phone and order  flowers for us so "pennies from Heaven" can sometimes be the way they make you feel supported or even may make you feel better on a emotional, spiritually and physical level when you find a penny.  I'm going to go out on a limb and say I bet every time you find a penny you SMILE!  What a great gift that is!  So next time you find a penny...just remember that it might have been purposely placed in your path.

VOICES-  This one is simple.... Sometimes spirits know that the only thing you need is to HEAR from them and I do mean HEAR from them.  This just reassures you that they are still watching over you and have never TRULY left you.
FOUND ITEM-Our love ones never forget SPECIAL things or things that meant something to the both of you.  They know when you need MORE than just a song or just a penny.........so that wedding band that your husband lost when he was working on the car may SUDDENLY show up in the most unlikely place!!!! This is no accident.....THIS is his way of saying I love you and always will. 
DREAMS-Dreams are the place that spirits can communicate with us directly.  This is the time when you are free of stress and your mind is at it's most relaxed therefore, it is the time when your spirits can give you a message without all the distractions that may prevent you from noticing other signs they may be trying to give you.
The bottom line is.....our loved ones DO give us signs that they still love us and know that WE still love them.... BUT we have to be willing to see them and more important recognize them!  Signs come in many different forms and situations.  They are deeply personal, and what's significant to you many not make sense in another person's life.  I know it's hard to believe......but our loved ones will be with us every step of the way until we met again, but until that time......never doubt that the SIGN you THINK you are getting....is TRULY meant to be. 




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8 Real Haunted Places Around the World You May Not Want to Visit

 Do you believe that human souls would linger if they couldn’t rest in peace after their passing? Every supposed “haunted” places have their own stories to tell – be it horrifying or scary. Here are 8 places in the world that will make your hair raise in fear and blood-tingering chills running down your spine. Are you brave for the challenges ahead?

1) Hoia Baciu Forest, Romania

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Do not be fooled by its apparent calm and serene underbush and verdure. Hoia Baciu Forest is known as the “Bermuda Triangle” of Romania. It is famous for its lights shooting upwards out of the woods and the peculiar encounters whenever someone tries to set foot into the forest.
The inner part of the forest form a circular shape where multiple sightings of paranormal activities took place, including UFOs and unjustifiable electrical breakdown. Countless people have gone missing while exploring this forest.

2) Leap Castle, Ireland

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One of the most haunted castles in the world, the Leap Castle is rumoured to be surrounded by an unseen force known as “the Elemental,” that tries to block people from entering the castle.
This castle was used to host historic slaughters and was even built on top of a torture pit.
It is believed that the unseen force comes from the people who were either slaughtered or tortured on this very ground.
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3) Island of the Dolls, Mexico

This is probably the world strangest and creepiest tourist attraction, on a dark and eerie island in the canals of Xochimico near to Mexico city, there is this place inhabited by mutilated dolls that have been strangely washed ashore.
The story goes that the only human inhabitant found the body of a drowned child in the canal, and he believed that by hanging the dolls found in the canals, he will appease the vengeful soul of this child. The story takes a sinister turn when the inhabitant was found lying face down in the canal.
Tourists who have visited the place often speak of being followed by the dolls’ eyes. While others have had the experience of dolls whispering to their ears.
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4) The Warren Occult Museum

If you have watched Conjuring, you may find this place familiar. This is where the real Annabelle doll is currently residing. It is a relic of various demonic and wicked artefacts archived by famous paranormal investigators, Ed and Lorraine Warren.
Tours are conducted for people who want to visit this museum, and people arriving at this museum spoke of the strong, almost repelling foreboding feeling that swarmed towards them upon stepping foot into the museum.
Once you enter the museum, you’ll see voodoo dolls, African fertility dolls, satanic books, a spirit-conjuring mirror and, and of course the most nefarious of all that sits prominently in a glass-contained case, the possessed doll, “Annabelle”.
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5) Ghost Hill, Malaysia

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Penang War Museum has been labelled as one of the most haunted site in Asia.
This war museum is where the Japanese soldiers terrorised Malaysian prisoners and held public beheadings after Japan made a successful invasion into Malaysia. Most of the relics from the war still remained, including the bunkers and weapons placements, which added the authenticity of a “war-inflicted” antiquity.
It is said that this place is haunted by a Japanese officer who gratified in spine-chilling torment and public persecution.

6) Tat Tak School, Hong Kong

This haunted school in Hong Kong has left so many people with the memory of extreme terrorising nightmares that some taxi drivers decline to drive through the road leading to the school, which is surrounded by tombs and graveyards. Apart from the blood-curdling stories of the haunted school, there are also many sightings of a lady figure dressed in red. She is believed to be one of Tat Tak School teacher who committed suicide.
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7) First World Hotel, Malaysia

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Do you know that this famous hill resort in Genting Highlands is also one of the most haunted places in Malaysia? There has been many paranormal incidents, including the occurrence of the sound of children running around at the seventh level of the hotel and eerie, unnatural sounds in the middle of the night.
However, paranormal incidences are considered common owing to the premier casino resort that has led to many gambling-related suicides.
It is also rumoured that the hotel lift doesn’t stop at level 21 and that there are some rooms in the hotel that are never rented out because of the series of occupants falling sick after their stay.

8) Old Changi Hospital, Singapore

As with the War Museum in Malaysia, Old Changi Hospital was used by the Japanese secret police as a prison and torture camp during the Japanese occupation. After the war, the hospital was replaced by Changi General Hospital and thereafter, this old Changi Hospital has been abandoned.
Old Changi Hospital has attracted many local and foreign paranormal investigators and filmmakers alike to explore this rumoured haunted area. Many of them have reported the sighting of bloodied Japanese soldiers ghosts and spirits of children who were warded in this hospital. deafening screams are often heard within the building.
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Hi everyone....so here's the question.....Can ghosts follow you home?  I could "dance around" the answer... but let me be blunt.  The answer is YES.  It is not common, but it CAN happen.  Now, with that being said lets talk about it.

There are reports of individuals having a particular ghost or spirit follow them home.  Some ghosts and spirits can attach themselves to objects, individuals, and or families.  Some people have reported taking something from a site that is said to be haunted....lets say something as simple as a stone from a building and suddenly finding that they have "bad luck" or unusual "things" just start happening.  Coincidence?  Maybe or maybe not.  Some people report purchasing an antique that has a ghost attached to it and it follows them home.  A ghost is not bound to a certain location, only drawn there because it was of significance to them when they were living.

I believe that sometimes ghosts or spirits will attach themselves to a person or family because they have been angered in some way..... but I also believe that sometimes a ghost or spirit may follow you home because they like you.  Sounds crazy? Well, think about it.  Do you want to be around people that are nice to you?  I think it is the same for spirits.  Lets say you have a location that is said to be haunted by a little girl.  Parents died tragically and she was left all alone and eventually dies herself.  You may have "people" that want to come investigate for the sheer purpose of making fun of ghosts or spirits.....then you have someone "like you and I, the GOOD ghost hunters" (LOL) that truly care about what happened to the souls.  So, what do we do....we talk as if we were talking to a child (no tauting) and we offer candy or we bring toys with us for the spirit to play with.  This little lost soul of the little girl has been lonely for so long and now someone wants to talk to her and play, she doesn't want you to leave.  So, she "attaches" herself and follows you home where she can be with you.  So, there you go....instant new daughter! LOL  Also, beware of buying "used" objects as the same principle may apply.  Except, they may love the OBJECT and NOT you.

Now, this doesn't mean ghosts are just waiting to hitch-a-ride home with you, so don't start to worry yet.  But sometimes, you may "invite" them in by accident....say by using a Ouija Board.  You may be trying to contact with your departed loved one but that may NOT be who comes through.  If it decided it likes, or can manipulate you , it may just stay.....and LETS BE CLEAR...the spirit that decides it wants to stay through Ouija Board may not be very nice at all.  So, this is nothing to play around with, so if you ARE going to use a Ouija Board be sure and take measures to protect yourself.  And just for the record, I NEVER AND WILL NEVER USE A OUIJA BOARD!!!
This is an old cemetery in Walnut Bend, Tx
An abandon cemetery with almost all children. 
Look at the difference between the first and second
picture.  The second one is when we started talking
to the children and asking them if they want to play?

This was many years back, I took a group
of girls for a birthday party.  At first, they
were scared to death!!!  But then they
relaxed and I think the "children" really liked it.
Looks like "the children" didn't want
the girls to go!
Lets talk about how to protect yourself from a spirit (good or bad) from attaching itself to you and following you home. Before and after say a prayer that says the ghosts or spirit is not allowed, or welcome to follow any of us home, and they need to stay at the location.  I take this very seriously, as we all have families, and friends that do not want a ghost to follow them home.  I believe you will start to see this more and more on all the TV Paranormal shows.
It seems that ghosts hunting has become quite popular over the last several years....now me....I was doing it when everyone thought I was crazy!!!  And if you have been doing this for any length of time, you know what I'm talking about.  "Hey.....lets go catch a movie and dinner".......sorry I can't, I'm going to go set in a cemetery for hours with a flashlight and see what happens.  LOLLLL

The metaphysical dangers of an investigation are real and should be taken seriously.  If it were only the physical and emotional thing to worry about, then this field of study could be done by almost anyone....but that's not the case.  Sometimes things we are looking for are there, and more often than not these things can and do follow us home at the end of the night.  This is where the dangers come in.

I believe it is my duty to tell you while ghost hunting can be very exciting, scary, and mind blowing, there are dangers.  Yes, anyone can grab a recorder, ask a question and get a response.  And yes, if you do not know how to protect yourself, anyone can have their lives turned upside down by unseen forces. I cannot express enough how important it is, if you want to become an investigator or you want to get involved in the paranormal, that you go with a team that has years of experience and is fully aware of the dangers out there and how to conduct themselves professionally and, most of all, safely.

So, is it possible for a ghost to follow you home? Yes.  Is it rare? Yes.  Do I want you to stop investigating because your scared...NO.  Just take precautions and you should be fine.

Now, enough with all the serious stuff.  For myself, personally it is one of the most rewarding and fun things I do.  I love it with all my heart and will continue to research and look for answers in the field of paranormal. I look at it like any "sport" or hobby....playing professional football you have to watch out for the big, bad, muscle guy that is going to nail you on the field possibility breaking your bones.  I have to watch out for the "dead people"......the ones that like to play tricks on you or even some having a bad attitude.  Oh well....I'm still "IN"!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Have a great week everyone and of course, I would love your feedback either by posts or emails. :)




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Sorry just have to post about my dowsing rods.  I love making them and I love coming up with different ways to make them fun for you.  So, here is my shameless plug.... :)

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I just had to share this with you!!!!!  What do you think?



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The Londoner which now
the Churchhill Pub.
Now, I have been investigating the paranormal for more than 30 years!!!!  Yes, I know....I was only 3 when I started....(LOL ok not really) but you get the point that I have done this for many years!!!  Long before there was a TV show on every channel, and the media was full of "reportedly" pictures of ghost....I was in my room as a teenager reading everything I could about the paranormal and going alone to cemeteries and haunted locations because if you told ANY of your friends what you were doing they would think you were NUTS!!!!

As you know, ghosts don't JUST APPEAR on command and they don't ALWAYS re-appear as you wish they would, unfortunately some of them seem to have a mind of their own!  Over the years, I can say I HAVE seen MANY, MANY strange things.....like...... countless shadows, unexplainable sounds, things moving on their own and SOME THINGS I wished I hadn't seen.....BUT the one thing that I can say for certain is...... I have only seen ONE, yes I said....... "only ONE" ......full bodied apparition!!!  It was not transparent.....it was not white or foggy.....nor did it scare me in any way! My apparition was a very beautiful young lady.  I will NEVER forget it as long as I live!!!

I had just moved to Lake Dallas, and really didn't have any friends in the area so I looked up a local ghost group to join.  I found a group in McKinney and loved them!  I started trying to attend their monthly meetings and investigations.  I am sorry, I can't remember the group name it was so long ago but I do remember the main leaders name being Windell. Now, from what I could tell, Windell and his wife had been doing this for some time and had even earned a little local notoriety.

It was sometime in early Oct. about 20 years ago and we had been contacted by, the then owner, of the Londoner, a pub/restaurant on the square in McKinney, Tx.  From a brothel in the late 1800's to the current day Pub/Restaurant with many twists along the way and full of local history it seemed we couldn't go wrong with this place.  The owner had complained of some paranormal activity and a local TV channel had gotten word of it and wanted to do a Halloween story on it.  So we were going to go do an investigation while a TV crew filmed us.  Sounded fun to me!!!!  Get to be on TV!!!!  I'm going to be a SUPER STAR!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!  ok.....NOT!!!!!!!!!!!! 

The stairs up to the second floor.  Even they
look creepy!
Windell had tons of really cool equipment.  Some things I had never seen nor heard of, so I was sooooo excited about the investigation that I could hardly stand it!  So, we loaded up Windell's van and off we go.  As we arrive just around dusk....the owner was standing outside the Pub waiting on us.  I was on the equipment crew, so my job was to help unload the equipment and set up.  Windell and his wife were the lead investigators and they went on into the Pub and started interviewing the owner about his experiences.  Some of his reported paranormal activity was...that upstairs in his office(now the ladies restroom) he had a little pug dog that he let wonder around the restaurant after the Pub closed.  For whatever reason, this little dog would run and play all around the Pub but would REFUSE to come into the manager's office.  The owner said he had tried everything, picking him up and holding him as the owner sat at his desk...but the dog would just go crazy trying to get down and get out of his office!!!  The man said that the dog sometimes would even lay just on the outside of the door BUT NEVER came in! hhhuuummmm

He also told about a couple of the bartenders that were getting creeped out because they would put up clean glasses in the wire holder above the bar and all of the sudden.....these glasses would just START FLYING off the wire rack and crash into the floor!!!  This happened on more than one occasion!  Also, the people that would be staying late cleaning up at night, would say the doors would be locked(so no patriots would come in) and when they would go to leave for the night all the doors would be UNLOCKED!!!!  One employee even experienced as she was walking to the door to lock up for the end of the night the door FLEW OPEN all by itself!!!  It SCARED her so bad..... she ran out another door leaving the front door wide open, although the next morning, the morning staff said the door was locked and closed as it always was when they came in!

Now, let me tell you............this place is MOST DEFINITELY HAUNTED even today!!!!  I just ate there as recent as a couple weeks ago and was talking to the wait staff about the haunts and the young man I was talking with said, "oh yes!  We have stuff happen here all the time!"  And he proceeded to tell me a couple personal encounters he had had personally with the ghost or at least one of them.

Now, back to my story.  The first claim we wanted to check out was the report that the owners little Pug dog wouldn't come into his office.  The owner was even willing to give an uncooked STEAK from the kitchen to entice the dog with.  Well, right off the bat......the camera crews equipment was failing right and left.....either the batteries would suddenly be dead or their camera's would malfunction.  Now, we all know what THAT means!!!!  Anyway, the camera crew was really getting frustrated trying to film and having so much trouble.  We went upstairs where there is another dinning section, bar, over sized chairs  and a pool and dart board area.  Windell and his wife placed the steak on the floor right beside the manager's desk and ask the owner to set at the desk and call the dog.  Well...........just like the owner had said...........the little dog started barking and jumping around like he REALLY REALLY wanted to go in but just wouldn't!!!!  Our EMF meters were going off along with a couple of other pieces of equipment I can't recall, but I remember hearing Windell say......"that was one of the STRANGEST things he had ever seen!!  That dog WILL NOT go in!"  What could be the reason for that....
The bar and bar stools.
This is where I walked by the bar stools
and they were all in a roll up against
the bar like they should have been.
One of the MOST AMAZING experiences I can remember......was that we were all around the manager's office and I needed to go get some more batteries....I know that is hard for you to believe that a ghost hunter would need MORE batteries LOL....but I walked ALONE down to the other end of the bar on the second floor as we had left all our bags on the far end of the bar out of the way.  I turned around and walked pass the bar where there wasn't ANYONE but me in this area....and walked pass the bar stools sitting upright nice and neatly up against the bar itself........and in less than 3 minutes literally...........I grabbed a hand full of new batteries and turned around to walk back.................and I COULDN'T BELIEVE WHAT I SAW!!!!!
I tried to draw how the bar stools were
so you guys could understand a little better.
The view looking back toward the pool tables,
and where the old manager's office was.
ALL the bar stools were ON TOP of the bar standing upright!!!!!!!!!!!!!!  There probably was 6 to 8 bar stools all nicely sitting on TOP of the bar!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!  THERE WAS NO WAY THIS WAS POSSIBLE!!!!!!  I yelled at Windell and said "LOOK at the bar stools! They weren't like that just  a few minutes ago and there was NO ONE here but me!!!!!! No one could believe it because they were all on the other end and for someone to do that, first of all..... the chairs are very heavy and it would have taken someone some time to get all of them up on the bar!!! It wouldn't have been easy!!!  CRAZY CRAZY CRAZY!!!!!!!!!!!!

The boots "the lady in blue" had on looked similar
to these.
I looked and looked and this was as close
to the dress that "the lady in blue" wore.
After a long night it was time to pack up and head out so I started caring out the equipment to the van.  As I walked out to the van which was parked up the city square a bit....  it was just me and I had my hands full trying to make it to the van without dropping anything!  I put everything in the van and turned around and started to walk back to the Pub.  As I walked back I looked up  and saw this lady, a very pretty lady, sitting on a bench, sitting very straight and very proper with her hands slightly crossed one over the other wearing white gloves with a small beaded bag or purse that had a string that was wrapped around one of her wrist as the purse draped over her dress.   Her dress was baby blue with a white panel insert that almost looked like an apron. I could see her shoes sticking out from the bottom of the lace on her dress which looked like a black boot with shoe laces that crisscrossed down the center of the boot.  Her hair was very dark and was up in a bun.  She NEVER looked at me....she just sat there smiling..............looking across the street.  It seemed that she was unaware that anyone or anything was around her.  She looked very pretty just sitting there on the bench.  I remember STOPPING DEAD IN MY TRACKS because I had been back and forth to the van may times that night and NEVER saw or NOTICED her before!!!  Now, it wasn't like a flash.....I was able to STUDY her appearance as I was confused thinking that it was one of those "lifelike" sculptures that you sometimes see made out of concrete that sit on the outside of historical buildings.  But the funny thing was..... I JUST didn't remember seeing her before and I think I would have noticed that there was a figure like that on the bench?????

This is not "the lady in blue".  But it kinda
looks like the way I remember her just a little.
The bench where I saw "the lady in blue".

I probably looked at her for 10-15 seconds thinking HOW lifelike she looked!!!  Then I just went on into the Londoner.  When I got back inside Windell was standing in the doorway talking to the owner and I said " that sure is a pretty figure of a lady on the bench outside".  The OWNER looked at me with such a funny look!!!!  He said, "we don't have a figure of a lady sitting on a bench outside".  I said, "yes you do........ I just now saw her".

The owner suddenly had a little quirky smile on his face and said, "what color dress did she have on?"  and I said "blue why?"  He said that was a spirit that is seen quit often sitting on that bench, but we didn't tell you guys about it because we were focusing on the Pub.  I couldn't help it!!!  I RAN back outside COMPLETELY CONVINCED that I was still going to see a lady in a blue dress sitting quietly on a bench......BUT............... as I looked to the corner..............I saw the bench............BUT NO LADY IN BLUE!!!!!!!!!!!  I just couldn't believe it!!!!!!!!!!!!!

McKinney, Tx
The best I can so NO COMMENTS, I tried
to draw how I remember my first experience
with a full bodied apparition.
The owner told me that  "the lady in blue" is believed to be the wife of a cotton farmer that died.  They used to bring their cotton crop to town to sell on Sundays.  So, is she just picking up where he left off?  For whatever reason, she sits quietly on the bench, I feel very fortunate to have had the chance to met her.

The ladies bathroom where they had to screw the picture to the wall because it would fall down all the time all on its own.

These are the same bar stools that I
saw mysteriously standing on top of the bar!!! 

The ladies bathroom where reports they
had to screw the picture to the wall because
it would fall down all by itself.  This is where
the old manager's office was that we couldn't
get the little dog to come into.

The now Churchhill Pub.