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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.

8/23/2016

DO WE FORM BONDS WITH SPIRITS??? DO THEY LOOK FORWARD TO OUR VISITS???

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We go to the same places, ask the same questions, to the same spirits......Do we somehow form bonds with them???

Simple answer...yes, I believe we do.  So we all know there are basically two different types of hauntings (yes, I know there are MANY types of haunting's before all you start emailing me telling me there are more than TWO hauntings......but for this conversation we're going with the two basics) An intelligent haunting and a residual haunting.  A residual haunting is when it is the same thing over and over and there are no interactions between the living and the dead.  Meaning...if you ask a residual spirit a question you would not get a response.  

Now, in an intelligent haunting it is just like talking to a real live human being.   They can interact with you.  If you ask them a question like "what is your name?" you may get an intelligent response in an EVP or in real time like "Tom".  They understand what you are asking.  So, if a spirit is able to respond to your questions, can they in some way develop feelings for you?(no...not like in girlfriend/boyfriend....YUCK) Like in FRIENDS or someone they could TRUST.  This is the way I see it....if you are nice to someone and show them sympathy or understand what has happened to them....then more than likely they will want to be around you or respond.  I don't know about you....but when someone is nice to me...I want to be around them, I want to talk to them and I want to form some kind of a relationship with them.

I LOVE to communicate with children.  I always try to do different things for children.  Can you image being dead for 100 years and never having a birthday party?  So, many times..... I'll through a birthday party for them.  Now, do you think they are going to "like" me and want to talk with me??? HECK YEAH!!!!  Cake is CAKE now or....... 100 years ago!!!  Dang, Now I want CAKE!!!!  Wait...getting off track.

Below is a video I just took last week.  I drove down to an old bridge (Old Alton Bridge, Goatman's Bridge) where I give tours and I often communicate with a spirit named Oscar.  Oscar has this AWESOME spirit about him.  When I communicate with him I always feel kindness, joy, friendship, and it's crazy but also excitement!  Oscar was a black goat farmer that was hanged by the KKK from the bridge.  I don't believe is has any anger over the way he died.  He always gives me SUCH a feeling of kindness.  Almost like happiness.  Weird but true.

Anyway, I thought I would drive down and have lunch with Oscar.  I sat in the car along the side of the road because there were a lot of people at the bridge.  The bridge is over..... evidently..... a very HOT fishing spot!  Now, I killed my car and put up a K-2 meter and an Electroscope to try and communicate with Oscar.  I was all alone, although cars did come by from time to time.  During the first 10 minutes the K-2 was going CRAZY but the last 12 minutes there was absolutely not one hit.    This proves that what was happening the first half of the session was NOT cars passing or something else that was out there from the minute I drove up.  Nothing changed!

Then today, I decided to go back today and take a couple other pieces of equipment just to see if I could get the same kind of activity.  To my surprise... I DID!!!!  The RemPod was going crazy!!! The same spot, I shut my car off and did exactly the same thing I had done last week. 

Now, I had trouble loading that video it here on my site because it was to long so be sure to check out my Facebook page because I posted it there.

https://www.facebook.com/becky.vickersbecksghosthunters

Anyway, love to hear your thoughts on the video's.  And lets not forget to be respectful of the ones gone before us!  They MAY have some FEELINGS left!!!!







8/16/2016

ELVIS PRESLEY-AND OTHER FAMOUS SPIRITS

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In honor of the death of Elvis Presley I wanted to do a re-post that I had done a couple years ago.   There are several Youtube videos on EVP's with Elvis so if you want to go there check them out.  I personally didn't find any that I thought was really that compelling. 

Rest in peace Elvis until we meet again...or we talk on the spirit box! LOL  


ELVIS!!! ELVIS!!! Do you think the female spirits in the afterlife were excited that Elvis Presley was coming?  And do you think the male spirits had their tongues hanging out when they figured out Marilyn Monroe was dead???  The probing question is ARE THEY STILL FAMOUS AFTER THEY DIE???  I hate to burst your bubbles...but when a famous person dies....they are just like everyone else!  Just spirits.  Spirits do not look at each other and say "hey guess who I saw today"? LOL   
Do their spirits linger around the places they loved.....of course!  Just the same that any other spirit may haunt a location.....they do it because of some sort of connection.... because they loved it, they are watching over loved ones, or maybe because they left this earth so suddenly they don't even know they are dead, so they do the same things they always done...sing on stage, act in a theater, whatever it was..... they just do it. 
Now, for us....the living.....sometimes I think because people soooo desperately want to see a celebrity.....even AFTER they died.....for us the living.......we still idealize that person hoping to get a glimpse of them and in some way for them to see us!  That is why I think people still gather at the places celebrities lived, hung out or was sighted STILL having that hope of seeing their superstar!  I do not think that being a celebrity makes them more or less likely to be seen than ANY other spirit. But just like in real life........sometimes it is hard for us to get over someone we loved dying.  
Marilyn  The ghost of this famous Hollywood starlet has also been sighted at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel

 as well as her former Brentwood home and near her tomb at Westwood Memorial Cemetery in Los Angeles, California.

 Liberace Flamboyant keyboardist and entertainer, Liberace, died from complications due to Aids. His act was once very popular in Vegas. Liberace's ghost is said to still haunt a restaurant he designed, Carluccio's Tivoli Gardens Restaurant in Las Vegas.


Sorry Deak....but I couldn't resist for all
the female fans out there!



Elvis Presley The King of Rock n' Roll still haunts his former mansion, Graceland, as well as the Heartbreak Hotelacross the street from it in Memphis, Tennessee. Sightings of the late singer have also been seen by stagehands at the Las Vegas Hilton.
A recording studio in Nashville. Below are pictures I took at Elvis's birth place (little house with swing) and the first picture is the little church that he said played such an instrumental part in his music career. The rest are the inside of the house where Elvis grew up.   Thought you guys might like to see the inside.  I did not see Elvis, nor did I even catch an orb in either of these locations, BUT I can tell you.... being here you could just FEEL his  presence and that alone was enough for me.  If you ever get the chance to go to Tupelo Mississippi.  Don't pass this bye. 
Just thought you might like to listen to Elvis while you read...





The cemetery where Elvis twin brother
is buried and Elvis is said to come here
a lot to talk with his brother.









Does Al Capone still roam the
halls in the Congress Hotel in Chicago.


But is "Bugsy" Siegel still haunting
the Flamingo Hilton in Las Vegas?


Listen to our EVP session we feel we had with Al Capone.


8/09/2016

RE-POST PHANTOM PLANES....HAUNTED SHIPS....AND GHOSTLY LAND

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PHANTOM PLANES....HAUNTED SHIPS..... AND GHOSTLY LAND

When I think about ghost hunting...the first thing that comes to my mind is an old, creepy abandon house or a place where someone lived and died.  Well, there are soooo many things that have hauntings that sometimes I forget about the "not so common" places and things.

What about planes?  You have heard the stories about disappearing planes.  It is commonly theorized that some ghosts of people and animals are nothing more than residual energy, a non-reactive, pre-recorded event from the past that occasionally replays to witnesses much like a short movie scene.  We can therefore speculate that ghost planes, which are definitely not living, might also be a form of residual energy that is observed from time to time when the conditions are just right.

There aren't a lot of photos of ghostly planes.  This makes sense to me because this is just not something you can just look up and see.  Seeing something up in the air over 30,000ft might be a little difficult.  But there ARE plenty of people who have heard aircraft above, like propellers, pilots reporting radio signals of distress when there where no planes in sight or on radar, old planes being restored hearing voices and footsteps around the plane, planes that seem to appear then disappear and another common report is that parts that have been used from an aircraft from a crashed plane where there had been fatalities, all of the sudden on the new plane hear voices or feel like someone is watching them.

So, are there ghostly planes?  I certainly think there could be. Why not?  It seems that we are talking about something that is a little more difficult to investigate though.  Without a specific location you can drive or walk to, it's just a little harder to get evidence of it's existence.



From the air controllers tower
As seen on radar
 Taken out of the window of an airplane










Haunted ships.....what can I say.... but one of my favorite things to investigate.  There is just something about being on a ship that soldiers, passengers and crew lived for long periods at sea or even battled at sea...I love the feeling that they never really left the ship.

The USS Lexington-Since being commissioned in the year of 1943, this massive vessel has been called a number of things. The two most common names for the ship are “The Blue Ghost”,as well as “Lady Lex”. In today’s world, this haunted ship is docked and it serves as a museum for those that enjoy learning about history. In the world of yesterday, though, this mysterious water vessel served in twenty one battles out of twenty four in the Second World War. The Blue Ghost is said to be more than just a name issued based on the color, though. This particular ship is said to be an area that houses a number of spirits. Here, you will learn about one of the most haunted ships in the United States today, the USS Lexington in Corpus, Christi, Texas. 

Several residual hauntings are said to occur on the ship. Residual hauntings are like an energy, or a emotionally heightened time in a certain area. Many individuals claim that they hear voices, screams, and even cries. In some instances, people have indicated that they have heard noises that sound similar to distant weapons being fired while on board the USS Lexington.

I have been on this ship and loved it.  I posted a picture below, sorry it is not very good.  It was taken by my Mom a while ago and was not taken with a digital camera.  It had film that had to be developed in it.

Battleship Texas-  This ship finds its home in Houston, Tx.  I investigated this ship and got tons of orbs and what I believe is an Ecto mist.  For those who believe in the paranormal, the Battleship Texas has been one of their most sought-after sites for investigation. It is one of the state's leading historic attractions, a floating monument to those who fought and died in two World Wars.


The USS Lexington (photo taken by Lynnette Tolbert-my Mom)


Ecto Mist over a small cemetery in
front of the Battleship Texas
You may need to blow this picture up to see the orb in it.
I love this picture because it just is cool to catch an orb in the daytime.

The Battleship Texas


 
Cool Orb on Battleship Texas

And the last ship I investigated The Queen Mary.  It has been said that The Queen Mary is one of the most haunted ships in the world!!!  In particular, Cabin B340.  Alleged it is haunted by the spirit of a
person who was murdered there,(we found that room 340B was locked and the number was actually removed from the wall....hhhuummm so unless you know about the story of this room there was know way to identify that it was room 340B) and people have reported hearing sounds of children playing in the nursery. Other reported ghosts include a young sailor who was accidentally killed in the ship's engine room, crew members of the Curacoa who were killed when Queen Mary collided with her, and an unidentified "lady in white". And the most famous story is that of a little girl named "Jackie" that drowned in the pool on The Queen Mary.
 
If you get the chance to go stay on The Queen May, don't pass it up!! It is beautiful!!!!!
 
The Queen Mary

Inside this beautiful ship

We weren't the only Passengers...
The Swimming Pool where Jackie drown



The Pool area


 


8/04/2016

THE SIMPLER DAYS- NEVER KNEW A SKELETON COULD BE SO DARN CUTE!!!

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Hope this takes you away for at least 3 minutes to a simpler time and leaves you with a smile!! :)

8/02/2016

REAL GHOST FOOTAGE HAUNTED WILLOW WEEPING

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In Japanese tradition, the willow is associated with ghosts. It is popularly supposed that a ghost will appear where a willow grows. Willow trees are also quite prevalent in folklore and myths.
In English folklore, a willow tree is believed to be quite sinister, capable of uprooting itself and stalking travelers. I found this interesting when I was doing some research on the VERY HAUNTED Willow's Weep.  Huuuummmm This TREE....and a Japanese belief....could there REALLY be a CONNECTION?????

I can't wait!!!!  I'm going up to Chicago to stay with my good friend Michele of Whitedog Paranormal (who had a bad fall and broke both wrists......I want to wish her a speedy recovery) and we are going here......The Willow's Weep house!!!!  If this place doesn't REEKof scary I don't know what does!!!  The claims were that four individuals committed suicide as well as some random deaths. Paranormal investigators claim to have seen furniture lifted up off the floor as well things launched from the walls. Some have been hit and choked!  Devil workshop and other dark things are associated with this property.
I would LOVE to hear if you have been here or no someone that has had an experience here!  Otherwise....WISH US LUCK!!!!


THE HAUNTED GREENWOOD CEMETERY- OLD BUT A FAVORITE

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One of my favorite video's.  A bit long but the pictures so are pretty!!!  Just wanted to share. :)

7/26/2016

EVP's from the VERY HAUNTED Goatman's Bridge featured on Ghost Adventure...

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Electronic Voice Phenomena-EVP's that's what we say here in the paranormal world but you guys already knew that. :)  One of the MOST exciting developments in the field of the paranormal is the use of technology to capture unexplained human voices or sounds.  That's what we LOVE right???  A voice that is answering our questions or saying something that we KNOW we didn't make.

EVP's were first discovered quite by accident by Friedrich Jurgenson as he was recording bird calls near his home in Sweden during the 1950's.  He was flabbergasted when he heard a man's voice telling him how to better record the bird songs.  Totally intrigued, Jurgenson continued his recordings for many years after that and subsequently published a book, Voices From the Universe, that described his method of electronic communication with the dead.

Some claim the discovery of the EVP goes MUCH further back than that.  Thomas Edison, the inventor of the telephone, was quoted in Scientific American in the 1920's as saying: "Nobody knows whether our personalities pass on to another existence or sphere, but it is possible to construct an apparatus which will be so delicate that if there are personalities in another existence or sphere, this apparatus will at least give them a better opportunity to express themselves than the tilting tables and raps and Ouija boards and mediums and the other crude methods now purported to be the only means of communication."

Anyone can try to capture an EVP.  It can be done with either analog or digital recorders, though the analog or digital recorders, though the analog method will probably be phased out very shortly because of the superior quality of digital voice recorders and the ease of transferring files to a computer.  Some investigators recommend performing the experiments outside your own home; after all, if something disturbing is discovered it may upset you and change how you feel about your personal living space.

So, how do we record an EVP....

1.  Make sure your equipment is working properly. 
2.  Tune an AM or FM radio to the space between channels to generate white noise.  Running water and computer programs that generate background noise will also work.
3.  State the date, time, your name, and where you are at the beginning of your recording.
4.  Ask a question, and wait about 30 secs for a response.  Understanding that it takes a lot of energy to be heard.  Don't rush.
5.  Be polite.  There is no need to provoke any entity.
6.  Transfer your recording onto your computer.  Different audio programs can help clean up the EVP.  I use Audacity.

Just a quick note...I always CLOSE the session by saying "thank you for the communication with me tonight but as of this moment ALL communication is closed".

I LOVE EVP's!!!!  They are hard work but they are worth it!!!!!!! 

Above are a few EVP's that I have gotten out at the bridge that I give tours at.  See what you think!!!





 

7/25/2016

FILMING WITH THE GHOST ADVENTURES CREW AT THE GOATMAN'S BRIDGE IN DENTON, TX-A BRIDGE WITH SO MUCH DARK HISTORY...WILL WE SURVIVE??

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WOW!!! What a surprise to get a call from the Ghost Adventures producer to feature me on a 2-hour Halloween Special!!!  What????  How did that happen??? Did they call the right number? However it did....YES!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

So, where do I start!  I'm going to make this short and sweet.  They wanted to do a special on the Old Alton Bridge in Denton, Tx where I give ghost tours.  The bridge is better known as "Goatman's Bridge" by the locals.  They wanted to know if I would appear in a 2-Hour Halloween Special.  Now,  if I'm being honest......HELL YEAH!!!!!!!!!!!!!  I was jumping around all over my house and at the same time trying to play it "Cool" on the phone with the producer...."well, sure....I guess I could do that". LOL   They ask me to gather a couple of people that I knew had had an experience at the bridge so I asked Belynda DiCiaccio and Phoebe Birt.

It ended up being a "family affair" because Belynda's son Kaleb, my daughter Lindsey and Belynda's husband Mark all got to do some reenacting for the show!!!  This bridge has a VERY DARK PAST full of murder, suicide, death, torture and very evil souls that remain tied to this bridge.  Now, before I can go any further I also want to thank my boyfriend Deak who was AMAZING through this whole process!!!  It took about threes day to complete and he just let me "do my thing" and never complained and was soooo supportive!   Thank you honey...I love you tons and tons!!!! 

Now, the burning question on everyone's mind???  What is Zak really like???   Lol.  Well he definitely is as cute in person as he is on TV!  The other guys are soooo nice as well.  I can definitely tell you that Zak runs "the show".  Telling everyone where to stand and what to do.  Business....very business like!!!  No room for small talk at all. lol

Also, I don't know how many of you are from Texas but it's HOT HERE!!!!  Sweat ran down our faces the whole time we were there.  I don't think the Ghost Adventures Crew was ready for the heat!

This bridge has a dark history that includes....murder, suicide, torture, missing children and lots and lots of violence!  Every time we are at the bridge we always get great EVP's and pictures.  If you look at the top of my blog you will see information about the bridge and check out all the pictures we have gotten there.  And also, there will be other stories on the special besides ours.  It's not just two hours of the bridge.

Now, this will air on the Travel Channel on October 29th, 2016.  I'm not sure of the times so check your guide.  And I don't want to hear any comments about how bad I looked because it was like 110 degrees and I had on black standing in the sun!!! LOL  I can tell you that SOMETHING did happen to one of the Ghost Adventures Film Crew while filming.  It was not planned and it did STOP production for quite a while!  It was VERY SCARY so don't miss it!!!

One last thing, this is a TV SHOW so they REALLY play it up big!!!  They only wanted to know about the EVIL things that took place at the bridge and not really interested in the history.  So keep that in mind when watching. :)

One last thing....I LOVED GETTING to do this!!!  I have ALWAYS wanted to have some of my paranormal photos and experience recognized on TV......not so I can say "I'm a star" or "famous" or anything like that.....just wanted someone to validate that the things I do or research are "good enough" to be on TV.  My whole life has been devoted to the paranormal in honor of my grandfather (I know that's weird to some of you) and for some CRAZY reason I just always felt if I get my stuff on TV that my grandfather and I could say...."we'll we DID IT and WE DID IT TOGETHER"!!!!  
Well, that dream came true a few years back when I got to go to LA and film for my Ghost Stories but to be able to do it a SECOND TIME....there are no words............NONE.....none that I can think of that could express my gratitude and how LUCKY I have been!  Some people's dreams DO come true....and some people.....well.........some people like me...........do something crazy in life like Ghost Hunting that others don't always understand......and get to be on TOP OF THE WORLD and yell.........Thank you......I DID IT........ TWICE!!!!!(That got a little mushy didn't it? LOL)  

The pictures below are just some that we took while filming.  Be sure to notice the ones I have circled.   They are not great but I wanted to show them to you anyway.  One, has a light mist.  It's kinda' hard to see and the other SEEMS to have well....horns on the top of it!!!  See what you think and DON'T FORGET TO WATCH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!





































It is hard to tell but there seems
to be a "light mist" in this pic.



















Belynda and Aaron
Belynda and 

Can you guess which one is me?