I’m not going to run up to you in the street and tell you Aunt Tilly says she buried the gold under the old oak tree in the backyard. I’m not going to jump and shriek in reaction. Typically what I do is pretty boring, and not visible to bystanders. I’m a medium and a psychopomp. Defined by Dictionary.com as: “a person who conducts spirits or souls to the other world, as Hermes or Charon.” It’s a beautiful practice. It did not come easy, that’s for sure. For lots of reasons, including me going through periods of “Nope, nope, nope, that’s not what I’m seeing.” Eventually though, I had to come to terms with it, and that was fun. No, really. It wasn’t always smooth sailing. It got downright rocky, a lot. But they were ultimately all worth it. Including the “Oh shit!” moments of sheer terror. Yeah. Had those. Lots.
Losing Mom wasn’t the hardest part. The hardest part is dealing with the aftermath. Trying to keep siblings from gouging each other’s hearts out ranks right up there in the Top Two Most Difficult Aspects of Losing a Parent. Then there’s cleaning out the mountains of debris and accumulated detritus crowding Mom’s home of close… Continue reading Why Do You Believe in the Paranormal?
On Saturday, Oct. 22, I drove out to Concrete, WA for Forest Moon Paranormal’s first Paracon. Concrete is tucked in the mountains near the Washington-Canada border, at the base of Mt.Baker. Multiple UFO sightings, an active Bigfoot population, and the town of Concrete itself is extremely haunted. You couldn’t ask for a more perfect location… Continue reading Where Can You Find Ghosts, Aliens and Bigfoot? Paracon!
I love hiking! Ok, so I don’t backpack into the back country. Yet anyway. But I am so fortunate that here in the Puget Sound I have access to so many different types of hiking trails to explore. Being out in Nature forges a connection between you and the Earth that you just can’t get… Continue reading Haunted Hiking Trails
Or at least the start of one. How would you like to be paid to work in and staff a ghost town? The Bureau of Land Management wants YOU to come and work to help preserve the ghost town of Garnet, Montana. According to this article from Wide Open Country (.com) Garnet was once a… Continue reading Paranormal Career?
It’s that most wonderful time of the year. No I don’t mean Christmas! Halloween! Yep, you’re all nodding your heads and smiling right now. If you’re a paranomo-phile (yes, I made up that word) you love this time. The veil between the worlds thins out and we all hope for that contact, a brush with… Continue reading Cat Ghosts And Halloween
A few weeks ago my friend Kim took me on a ghost tour of downtown Seattle for my birthday. On the tour we found out Spooked in Seattle also hosts ghost hunts for the public to participate in. Kim and looked at each other and didn’t really have to say anything, we knew we were… Continue reading Girls Gone Ghost Hunting Part One
Hi there! Notice anything new? I know, I know, I let this blog just sit for a very long time, but it’s time to get it up and running again. If you’ve been with me for a while, you know I kind of bounced around on topics – animals, training, ghosts, conspiracies, gardening. Yikes! It… Continue reading How Do You Like Me Now?
The tour guide was only half kidding when she said “We aren’t responsible if any of the ghosts follow you home.” It brought back memories of The Haunted Mansion at Disneyland. I could almost hear the sonorous tones of the heavy male narrator’s voice from the ghostly Disney ride override the tour guide uttering the… Continue reading Ghost Hunting Part Two – The Ghost That Followed Us Home
Hub and I went on a Ghost Tour last weekend. I love that sort of thing, and his daughter gave us a gift certificate for the tour for Christmas. We were lucky it wasn’t raining, but cold and foggy, which gave the perfect atmosphere. Just the history part made the tour worthwhile, but we made… Continue reading Weird Weekend – Modern Ghost Hunting Part One