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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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I was asked to re-post my blog on the Alamo for someone that is doing a project on the Ghost of the Alamo.  The two previous post are about the Alamo and the Menger Hotel right beside the Alamo.  I did my research paper on the Ghost of the Menger when I was trying to get Certified in this field.  I went to the Menger and ask permission to investigate.  Let me tell you....I went alone...and ask to stay in the most haunted room with the most activity.  I did not really have any experiences in my room BUT every other place in this hotel I had plenty!!!!

1st-  One of my FAVORITE places ever....great pics(orbs, mist, ect) and lots of paranormal activity is...of course....The Alamo in San Antonio Tx.

Originally named Mission San Antonio de Valero, the Alamo served as home to missionaries and their Indian converts for nearly seventy years. Construction began on the present site in 1724. In 1793, Spanish officials secularized San Antonio's five missions and distributed their lands to remaining Indian residents.  A small band of Texans held out for thirteen days against the Centralist army of General Antonio L√≥pez de Santa Anna.  Although the Alamo finally fell in the early morning hours of March 6, 1836.

As with any battle ground, there are lots of spirits that remain behind...for so many different reasons.  Some because they died so tragically that they don't even realize they are dead, some because they knew this place as home and don't want to leave, some because maybe they feel they have "unfinished" business...such as the battle itself....maybe they are still "battling".  Who knows?  The one thing I can tell you is that there is no shortage of ghosts around the Alamo, you need MORE than just one night to see and do all there is to do.  Reports of soldiers, canons, cries, guns and many more sounds are found here.  And Pics.....Some of my most interesting and favorite photos are from the Alamo. 

So, pack up the EMF meters, K-2's and your camera and head to San Antonio for the weekend.
The Alamo, 2009-Nice orb

One of my FAVORITE all time photos!
A solider standing in front of the Alamo.
We could not see him at the time, but the
girl to the right was actually there.

2nd- As long as your at the Alamo, DO NOT miss the opportunity to go to the Menger Hotel right next door. 
The Menger is located adjacent to the Alamo and first opened in 1859, just 23 years after the battle at the Alamo, by owner William Menger and architect John Fries.
 I had soooo many experiences here.... from the minute I opened my door and the radio was playing...which the bell hop had just told me...one of the things that people were experiencing was the radio already being turned on in their rooms before they checked in.  He also told me the maids were NOT allowed to listen to the music or leave the room if any music was playing!!!Around 3:00am I heard very LOUD footsteps walking up behind me while my head was down taking some reading in one of the hallways, but when I looked up there was no one there!(so loud that I actually said out loud "excuse me, let me get out of your way) voices, cold spots, strange noises and even the elevator opening and closing on its on!........ I'll have to tell you about THAT later...and even a photo with a picture of a face in the courtyard, I believe to be Guston Borlum the sculpture of Mount Rushmore.  DON'T pass this one up!!! 
Courtyard at the Menger Hotel

The Menger
Inside the Menger

Orb in courtyard

A face I believe is Guston Borlum

Guston Borlum
I can say that I LOVE this place!!!  And if you look hard enough you can find secret stairways, dark closets and many places that I'm not sure to many people know about unless they are looking.

Anyway, hope this helps a little with your paper.  And thanks for writing me and letting me know you were doing the paper on me and ghosts! :)



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Three-storey rectangular building

                                                               The Lalaurie mansion,
                                                              New Orleans, Louisiana
This is ONE house you will be GLAD that the kidos' didn't go to the door for candy!

The presumed epitome of high society, Lalaurie Delphine, owner of the Lalaurie mansion on Royal Street, in New Orleans was reputed to have an evil side.  But it was her cook who would finally put an end to her cruel ways.  Chained to the kitchen floor, the cook started a fire, attracting the attention of the local fire department.

When help arrived, they were horrified with what they found.  The firefighters discovered punishment rooms with victims of macabre treatment still chained inside, barely alive.  For her own amusement Lalaurie had cut off ears and various body parts of her slaves!   Some poor souls were disemboweled.  Others had their eyes and mouths sewn shut!!!  The 1834 fire had found
male slaves, stark naked, chained to the wall, their eyes gouged out, their fingernails pulled off by the roots; others had their joints skinned and festering, great holes in their buttocks where the flesh had been sliced away, their ears hanging by shreds, their lips sewn together ... Intestines were pulled out and knotted around naked waists. There were holes in skulls, where a rough stick had been inserted to stir the brains. DeLavigne did not directly cite any sources for these claims, and they were not supported by the primary sources.  Can you imagine WHAT kind of person does this sort of stuff just for shear pleasure!  With the discovery of her cruelty and torture, Lalaurie was forced to flee New Orleans.

In the years since, during renovations, workers have discovered numerous skeletal remains in the mansion's floors and walls.  And these poor slaves that perished at the hands of Delphine still haunt the mansion even today!!!  The clanking of chains being dragged down the steps has been heard.  Agonizing screams and groans radiate from the attic.  And one visitor of the mansion awoke to find hands encircling his throat!  He claims that while he was being strangled the spirit of a black woman appeared and came to his rescue.  His protector removed the offender's hands and them both spirits disappeared. 

The haunting, it seems, is not confined solely within the mansion's walls.  Passerby of this three story mansion's have witnessed a young black girl jump to her death!  Sadly, she is believed to be the ghost of a slave who escaped her chains, choosing to end her life before her insane mistress could end it for her.

Now, some people say "there is no evil in this world".  Are you kidding me????  Could this lady have been any more "evil"???  This is the part about being a ghost hunter that is hard sometimes.  You read stories and do research and find out that THESE kinds of people really existed and I'm sure still do.  It breaks my heart to know someone would treat another human being this way.  Ok....moving on....if you guys have any COOL pictures of this place or had any experiences here, please write me.  I would love to hear about them.




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Happy Tuesday Everyone!!!  I thought tonight I would give you guys a break and not write a lot but share some of my FAVORITE pics of the paranormal that I have captured myself.  Although I have included some of friends of mine that were with me during investigations and captured some amazing shots!  Hope you enjoy them and don't forget to leave your comments about the photos. :)
Taken By John Martin at the
Old Alton Bridge, Denton, Tx

The Driskell, Austin, Tx
The Menger Hotel, San Antonio, Tx
Salem, Mass
Old Alton Bridge, Denton, Tx

Alton, Ill
Decatur, Ill
The Lincoln Theater
The Driskell, Austin, Tx

Houston, Tx
Dry Creek Cemetery, Tyler, Tx
Old Alton Bridge, Denton, Tx

The Queen Mary, Long Beach, Ca
The Queen Mary
A shadow figure in the Queen Mary.
Old Alton Bridge, Denton, Tx
Dry Creek Cemetery, Tyler, Tx
A Portal to the other side.  The picture
taken just 1 sec. before shows NOT ONE
Orb in it!!!
The Flamingo, Las Vegas, Nv
San Antonio, Tx
The Alamo
The Lincoln Theater, Decatur, Ill

Walnut Bend, Tx
We were not getting much activity in this
cemetery (which is 90% children)until we
had some young girls start talking to the CHILDREN!!!

In my neighborhood, Lake Dallas, Tx
Salem, Mass
Sherman, Tx (a Portal underneath a
hospital.  The man in the photo is
standing by a BLANK CONCERT WALL!
All the carts and things you see here WHERE
NOT THERE!!!!  There was NOTHING behind
this man! This was around 2:00am in the morning
but clearly this looks like an OPEN ENDED TUNNEL
with the sun shinning down at the far end.

Old Alton Bridge, Denton, Tx
The Driskell, Austin, Tx
Salem, Mass

Nothing paranormal in this shot, but
there is just SOMETHING very touching
to me when I see the CRYING ANGEL
Crying Angel

The Menger, San Antonio, Tx
Lincoln Theater, Decatur, Ill
Original photo that shows
an orb in the exact spot
of an anomaly.

Lincoln Theater, Decatur, Ill
The top two people came running
down stairs screaming SOMEONE
was up there with them!!! 
Lincoln Theater, Decatur, Ill
(only two people where on the stairs,
Who's the third???)

This was the CREEPIEST thing
to see above ground stone caskets!

Salem, Mass

The Menger Hotel, San Antonio, Tx
The Lincoln, Decatur, Ill

Houston, Tx
The Queen Mary, Long Beach,Ca

The Driskell, Austin, Tx
Notice the SHADOW on the
right side.  Is this the little girl
that fell down the stairs and died?

The Alamo, San Antonio, Tx
The girl on the right WAS there(I could
see her) BUT the SOLDIER with the gun
strapped across his chest WAS NOT!!
Dry Creek Cemetery, Tyler, Tx

The McPike Manson, Alton, Ill
Do you see the faces in the window?
Walnut Bend, Tx

LCMUA, Lake Dallas, Tx
This was taken at my work.  WHO decided
to join us for a wedding shower we gave one
of the girls??
The Emily Morgan Hotel, San Antonio , Tx
Battleship Texas, Houston, Tx
Do you see the FACE
in this orb???

What the heck is this???? See
Picture below that is the original.

Roswell, Ga

Roswell, Ga

Is this FLORA?  A medium emailed
me and told me this was a young girl
around the age of 21.  After researching
I found a young girl named Flora that died
exactly one year to the day of her one year
wedding anniversary.  Age 21

Jefferson, Tx
Who are these three children???  There were
know children there.

Jefferson, Tx
Original photo of three children.
Houston, Tx
Ok...this is NOT orbs.  It's just a cool
picture I took in a cemetery in the rain.
American Ghost Society, Decatur, Ill
Luke was NOT to excited to see this ROD
through his neck. LOL
Battleship Texas

Old Alton Bridge, Denton, Tx

Manteno, Ill

Roswell, Ga
The Grove, Jefferson, Tx

Roswell, Ga
Old Alton Bridge, Denton, Tx
Shadow Figure of KKK.
This was featured on the Bio
Channels My Ghost Story.
Picture taken just 2 seconds AFTER
the above Shadow Figure of someone
in the KKK.
The Alamo, San Antonio, 100th Anniversary
You  tell me????
Aubrey, Tx

The Alamo, San Antonio, Tx
The Grove, Jefferson, Tx
At the Grove, Jefferson, Tx


Enlarged from the Grove.(above)
Spirit of a lonely young wife
waiting on her husband to return...but never