Tag Archives: ghost stories

Haunted Hawleyville: The Guest Who Never Came

The Cabin   Most families have that special gathering place where so many of their treasured memories occur. For mine, that place is my parent’s cabin in Pennsylvania. Since they bought the property and built the place in my early … Continue reading

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Haunted Hawleyville #2: Norman and the Newcomers

He was always larger than life to me, even though I only knew him through his childrens’ stories and old family pictures. My Great-Grandad Norman Ruggles died before I was born. But when I visited my Great-Grandmother Katie in Tunnelton, WV, he … Continue reading

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Rocking and Waiting

Last week, Marcia Richards posted a series of wonderfully inspiring photos of abandoned buildings. She invited readers to pick the photo that most sparked their imagination and post at 200-1,000 word story inspired by the image. Below is my attempt. … Continue reading

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Fall, Festivities and Freakitude

In my neck of the woods, there are cool crisp breezes in the air. Going out at night means wearing a sweatshirt or a jacket. The weather is perfect for sitting by campfires with glasses of wine and long weekend hikes. … Continue reading

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