From THE LADY AT THE FOOT OF THE BED - "If someone had asked me a few years ago if I believed in ghosts, I would have replied with a definitive 'No'...That view abruptly changed after my mom told me about a strange encounter that she experienced. She claimed that she saw an apparition standing at the foot of her bed one night. The figure of a woman was dressed in white, and had woken her from a sound sleep by repeatedly calling her name...Mother sat up and loudly asked 'What do you want?' When spoken to, the ghost quickly vanished and has not been seen again...Clairaudience: she had a conversion with a real live ghost. Well, live may not be the appropriate word....Since mother's sighting, I have had three encounters of my own."
From MY RESIDENT GHOST - "For years, one of our cats has acted like she has an imaginary friend. She will spread her feet out and crouch low to the floor, then look up at the ceiling and take off running as fast as she can. She will race from one end of the house to the other, then come flying back, swish her tail back and forth, look back up at the ceiling and then tear off through the house again...I have often commented that the ghost kitty is chasing her. I may not be too far off with that assessment...in 2011 cabinet doors began to mysteriously open, lights were shut off by themselves and a piece of molding came loose and crashed to the floor...If I have to be haunted, it would be nice if it was by a beautiful babe. It would be my luck, though, that I would get a crabby old man; a Jacob Marley/Ebenezer Scrooge type."
From THE OLD COURTHOUSE AT LEBANON - "Living souls are not the only ones visiting the old courthouse. Several people claim to have seen the image of a young woman appear in an upstairs window. She looks forlornly out over the grounds for a short time and then disappears...I, myself, have had an encounter with "Antebellum Annie". She manifested herself and waved to me as I snapped a picture. She had dark hair and was wearing a full-length print dress. A few seconds later she was gone...Maybe I remind her of a long-lost lover or family member. Perhaps some day she will reveal who or what she is looking for."