ghosts

Colin Dickey’s Ghostland

by meanlouise October 6, 2016 books + libraries

If you’re looking for a fun read for the Halloween season, Sam & Dean & I

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Spooktacular

by meanlouise October 28, 2012 true life 2012

Sandy, the impending Frankenstorm, is bad for all kinds of reasons. It’s also annoying, in that I couldn’t’t hang the ghosts I made last year out on the porch. I’ve realized I can hang them in my office window and light them up so they look super-creepy from outside. Bonus: the only window I could […]

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Haunted Houses

by meanlouise February 10, 2011 art

Recently, a loyal reader assured me she’d keep my secret. “Which one?” I asked, mostly joking. “That you’re also Andrea Janes, of course!” was his reply. This was, in part, his evidence: Andrea Janes is a native of Canada now living in New York City, where she spends most of her time writing ghost stories […]

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Ghost Cat

by meanlouise October 30, 2010 true life 2010

This morning JunglePete asked Husband about our cat, who he claimed kept him company during the night. We don’t have a cat.

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Pat meets ghosts

by meanlouise October 30, 2010 true life 2010

Pat Padua has been blogging about ghosts so I don’t have to. He’s also got a post over at DCist about some local ghost tours.

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Spook

by meanlouise October 2, 2010 books + libraries

Today I’m enjoying the nice weather and finishing a very entertaining book, Mary Roach’s Spook: Science Tackles the Afterlife. If Roach’s name is familiar, it might be because she’s back on bestseller lists with her latest, Packing for Mars: the Curious Science of Life in the Void. The chapter on EVP (electronic voice phenomenon) was […]

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Happy October!

by meanlouise October 1, 2010 movies

Every day is Halloween in our house, but since it’s October 1st I’ll define today as the “official” start of the Halloween season. Every year I try to stick to an overall theme in my October entertainment blogging. I was very excited about the theme I chose this year: ghosts, hauntings, and other things that […]

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communing with the spirit world

by meanlouise October 24, 2002 true life 2002

I have to take back every mean thought I’ve had about the Carolina Inn in the last year. Don’t get me wrong, it’s a fantastic place to stay (as well it should be, it’s a bit expensive) and I highly recommend it, but there’s been something odd going on. The problem has been that since […]

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