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Friday, July 19, 2019
She Needed Me

She Needed Me

In the summer of 1986 a friend and I had found the perfect apartment. It was the second floor of a nice two story home on Maxwell Street in Charleston. We had recruited a neighbor to help us. He was young and strong so he got the heavy work....
What The Heck Was That?

What The Heck Was That?

Every year my boyfriend Tad goes squirrel hunting the first few days of the season in Ritchie County. I always meet him there for the weekend. His best friend Joe had a farm on top of Oil Ridge. Joe has passed on, but his son still allows Tad to...
My Mother’s Visit

My Mother’s Visit

I do not consider my dream to be anything out of the normal, but you can be your own judge on it. All I know is that a dream saved my sanity. My mother suffered terribly and died of cancer when she was 45 years old and I was 26....
The Apartment Complex: The Beginning

The Apartment Complex: The Beginning

My friend Melanie and I went out driving one day in Lewisburg, West Virginia. We went by the Confederate Cemetery. It was in September 2001 and for some reasons unknown to me, there were Confederate Flags aligning the the big cross, which is a mass grave of about 95...
University Of Charleston – Dickinson Hall

University Of Charleston – Dickinson Hall

After attending UC for 3 years now, I can tell you a LOT about this place, but Dickinson is a whole story in itself. I lived there for only a little over a month before all the students there were moved to the new dorm and Dickinson's third and...
Children of The Dead

Children of The Dead

One day I was sitting on my couch watching some TV with my brother, when our rocking chair starts rocking all by itself. We ignore it at first, and a few minutes later, it does it again for a few seconds and then completely stops. We go over and...
Ottawa Spirits

Ottawa Spirits

My grandparents live in an old coal camp house in Ottawa, which is just a stones-throw from Blair Mountain. In fact, the railroad behind their house was used to transport miners up to the battlefield site way back when. The house has some history to it, all of it...
Foot of My Bed

Foot of My Bed

I am a pretty down to earth person and not afraid of anything really. I do not take drugs, or drink liquor, so I was in a sound state of mind. One night in my home, I was having a hard time sleeping. My bedroom is right outside of my...
The Orkney Hollow Hanging

The Orkney Hollow Hanging

Every since we was little our parents told us not to go out of the hollow after dark, because a colored man was hung in the big beach tree for sleeping with a white man's wife back in the (1940's). When we became the ages of 12 and 13 we...
Broken Tree Limbs

Broken Tree Limbs

My brother-in-law told me this story. As far as being a true story, I do not know. The only thing I do know is that he stands to it that it really happened. He told the story like this; he and my other brother-in-law were out riding around on...