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2005 Encounters:
The Old Man in Our House - Edmonds, Washington

Grandmother's Angry Goodbye - Woodbury, Minnesota

The Fourth Kitty - Jasper, Tennessee

Dad's Kitten - San Diego, California

The Shadow and the Footsteps - Queens, New York

The Faucet Turned Itself On - West Virginia

The Dark Phantom at Paris Les Halles - Paris, France

The Haunted Family Home - Exeter, United Kingdom

Mysterious Footprints - Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Precognitive Dream About my Sister's Passing - Orlando, Florida

Remembering G.G. - Long Beach, California

1700s Ghost Lady - Dublin, Ohio

Dad's Message - El Dorado, Arkansas

The Graveyard Woman - Indianapolis, Indiana

Apparition at Senator Bard's Mansion - Ventura, California Ghost picture

The Vanishing Soldier - Posovina Corridor, Bosnia

Belleview's Haunted Biltmore Hotel - Clearwater, Florida

In Memory of Uncle Fred - Shelby Twp., Michigan

Floating Down the Stairs - Omaha, Nebraska

Our Old-Time Visitor - Savannah, Georgia

The Footsteps and Opaque Mist - Fraser, Michigan

Graveyard Shift at the Water Plant - Dayton, Tennessee

University of West Florida Pirate Apparition - Pensacola, Florida Ghost picture

The White Lady of Easton - Easton, Connecticut Ghost picture

A Spirit Saved My Life - Austin, Texas

My Sign From Dad - Kansas City, Missouri

Gram's Warning - Philidelphia, Pennsylvania

Jordan's Vigilant Watch - Tehachapi, California

A Strange Light in Willer Hall, Quincy University - Quincy, Illinois

Dad's Spirit - Navasota, Texas Ghost picture

The Rotating Bed - Virginia

Poltergeists at the Desert Sands Inn - Albuquerque, New Mexico

The Reclining Ghost - Gresham, Oregon

The Hand Grabbed Me - Salt Lake City, Utah

The Dark Figure - Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada

Grandpa's Late-Night Visit - Colorado Springs, Colorado

Second Sight After Surgery - San Diego, California

Mom's Goodbye Kiss - Virginia Ghost picture

Encounters At My Grandparent's House - Lumber City, Georgia

The Spirit Girl Who Lived With Us - Flagler Beach, Florida

My Cousin By the Pool - Dubai, United Arab Emirates

My Doppelganger - Perth, Western Australia

The Orb Brushed Beside Me - Blooming Grove, New York

The Old Beauchamp House - Grove, Oklahoma

Knocks, Shadows, and Apparitions - Alexandria, Minnesota

The Misty Working Girl - Chicopee, Massachusetts

The Shinto God at Tojinbo Cliffs - Tojinbo, Fukui Prefecture, Japan

My Car Crash Premonition Dream - Atlanta, Georgia

The Ghost Who Pinches Toes - Birmingham, England

A Voice In My Ear - Sitka, Alaska

The Entity From My House - Georgia

Talking to Grammy - Evanston, Illinois

The Ghost Followed Me Home - New Orleans, Louisiana and Santa Rosa, California

The Man in the Pool - Marietta, South Carolina

The Girl at the End of My Bed - Louisiana

Fog of Spirits on the Graveyard Shift - Springfield, Pennsylvania

Floyd and the Walking Horse Hotel - Wartrace, Tennessee

Rattling Cabinets From Mom - Pensacola, Florida

The Basement Girl - Eau Claire, Wisconsin

Scarborough Beach Restaurant Apparition - Scarborough Beach, Western Australia

The Ghostly Ballroom - Delevan, Wisconsin

The Haunted Garden - Cornwall, England, UK

Gale Force Phantom Winds - Sussex, England, UK

Tomkins Square Park Apparition - New York, New York

The Girl in the Pilgrim Dress - Griffin, Georgia

A Late-Night Visitor - Loveland, Colorado

The Mohawk's Cry - Altamont, New York

Granny's Passing - Jonesboro, Arkansas

Anna Tried to Show Me - Rochester, New York

The Shadow in the Kitchen - Elgin, Illinois

Bessett House Orbs - Bannack, Montana

My First Haunting - Wareham, Massachusetts

Our Haunted Office - Ocala, Florida

James's Last Call - Austin, Texas

Great Grandmother's Ghost - Mendoza, Argentina

Channel Road Apparition - Sanger, California

Haunted Practice Space - Massillon, Ohio

Strange Sounds in Our House - Portland, Oregon

Paris Theatre Orbs - Paris, France

My "Daughter" Sarah - Somersworth, New Hampshire

My Creepy Apartment - Amherst, Massachusetts

Nan's Ghostly Girl at St. Mary's - Jersey Channel Islands, United Kingdom

Greatmother's Message - Pittsburg, Kansas

Bessett House Orbs - Bannack, Montana

The Disappearing Battery Pack - Honolulu, Hawaii

Paul's Goodbye - UCONN, Storrs, Connecticut

My Haunted Life - Orange County, California

My Ancestors' Spirit at Ruthin Castle - Ruthin, Wales

The Little Red Rocking Chair - Brooklyn, New York

My Uncle's Visits - Wiggins, Colorado

Strange Sounds at The Rock - San Francisco, California

A Visit From Ole Pete - Sharpsburg, Virginia

Shadow Figures - Sykesville, Maryland

Flagler Museum Energy Ribbon - Palm Beach, Florida

Phantom Perfume at the Whaley House - San Diego, California

Floating Red Eyes - Uvalde, Texas

Ivy's Watchful Vigil - Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, United Kingdom

Mists and Streaks in the Philippines - Cebu, Liloan, Philippines

Six Days of Torment - Old Wethersfield, Connecticut

Scratching Torment - Palm Coast, Florida

Granny's Bouncing Lights - Jemison, Alabama

Visions From Lourdes - Lourdes, France

The Evil Eyes - Northern Ireland

Sleeping by Camp Letterman - Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

Living With Spirits - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Cozy... Haunted, But Cozy - Warrensburg, Missouri

My Grandmother Walked By - Glace Bay, Nova Scotia, Canada

Entities at a Prayer Meeting - Salem, Illinois

The Foreboding House - North Shields, Tyne & Wear, UK

Waverly Hall Cemetery Anomalies - Waverly Hall, Georgia

The Island Ghost That Follows - Wrentham, Massachusetts

The 4:05 AM Banshee - Suffolk, Virginia

My Cousin's Ghost - Bronx, New York

Do Orbs Mean a Haunting? - Newton, Iowa

A Guardian Angel and Haunted Home - Massachusetts

The Spirit of Mrs. Rogers - Wakefield, England

Conjoining Mist Spirits - Chesterland, Ohio

My Family's Clairvoyant Gifts - Region 1, the Philippines

The Queen of Hearts - Irwin, Pennsylvania

"Little Chicken" at Hotel Meade EVP - Bannack, Montana

My Two Haunted Houses - Bridgend, Wales, UK

The House Of Ludington Ghost Video - Escanaba, Michigan

Dad's Ice Cream-Eating Angel - Barboursville, West Virginia

A Phantom Leg Rub - Sheridan, Michigan

The Ghosts of Iversons Pits - Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

Spirits on the Land - Milton, Florida

The Ghost Who Doesn't Like Men - Neptune City, New Jersey

The Old Aunt's House - Indiana

The Ghost of Opus - Nashua, New Hampshire

Dad's Last Visit - Cliffside Park, New Jersey

The Glowing Window - Glendale, California

Grandmere's Gift - Louisiana

Blizzard's Ghost - Lynn, Massachusetts

Contacting Sam - Stinson Lake, New Hampshire

Grandma's Dusty Sign - Scituate, Massachusetts

The Face on the Floor - Southampton, England

The Ghostly Roommate - Channel Islands, UK

Captain Tony's Saloon's Haunted Bathroom - Key West, Florida

Grandma's Last Call? - Grapevine, Texas

The Front Porch Moaning - Managua, Nicaragua

The Crystal Curse - Chesapeake, Ohio

Bringing Evil Home - Denver, Colorado

Mr. Ruckman's Mansion - Runge, Texas

Brown Robed Figure - Fremont, California

The White lady of Old Burial Point - Salem, Massachusetts

May 25, 2005

My Haunted Life

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Robert, Orange County, California 1999 to present,

This is a short summary of what has happened to me over the past 6 years. I am a male, now 26 years old. I was living by myself, I recently moved in to my own apartment. The events started out by a visit from a shadow spirit. A few nights later, it came again with a larger, malevolent being behind it (pacing). I was so scared I called my 3 AM! 

Weeks later, I was then visited by a spirit orb (orange) floating at the top of my ceiling. A couple weeks later a red one appeared, when it "noticed" me looking at it, it passed through my wall to the patio. Immediately after that, I was frozen in fear for 10 minutes by the sound of (it's hard to describe) but I would say heavy breathing coming from my patio.

By this time I could no longer sleep in my room. I moved to the couch in the living room, gun in hand. I soon felt a presence watching me from the darkness. So I turned the TV on, though I still felt the presence from a dark spot by the table. So I turned the lights on. I would not be able to sleep until 3-4 AM every night. This went on for months. 

When my girlfriend would stay over, we would sleep in my room. She too admitted to seeing the orange spirit orb once, though she was too scared to wake me. When she moved in with me in mid-2000, I was no longer scared, but things didn't stop. I then would wake up and see small black "things" on my wall watching me. When I say black things, I mean they were small (up to 12-inches in length) almost shapeless black things that moved like lizards. I would grab my flashlight and try to shine it on them, but they would move away and eventually be gone. I would also wake up seeing a silver spider descending from the ceiling directly over me. When my eyes would open, it would ascend and go up through the ceiling. When I would see the spiders, a couple times my first reaction was to grab my pillow, jump up, and swipe at it. This was, of course, scaring the crap out of my girlfriend. Oh, don't let me forget the bed shaking as well. A few nights a week the bed would shake or even vibrate. My girlfriend would sometimes feel this too. This still happens.

My thought process then was that maybe this apartment is haunted, that maybe there is a dead body or something in the crawl space above me. Well I moved into a new apartment in October of 2004 and things still happen. Though these things are a little bit more interesting and bizarre. My thought process has changed. 

A few months ago, I was sleeping on my left side facing the wall. I opened my eyes and saw writing (in a red light) on the wall. I stared at it, closed my eyes, and opened them to make sure my eyes were okay. It was still there, but only remained for maybe 10 seconds. Now to describe this writing: it was 5-6 rows, 4-5 characters across. They were shapes and lines, symbols if you will. The only one I can remember was a small circle on top of a square. A few weeks ago, the writing came again, though this time it was faded and only appeared for a couple of seconds. I now keep a notepad and pen by the side of my bed to copy down what I see... next time. 

Another thing I saw is what I call a vision. Laying on my back, I feel the bed shake, so I lay there looking up waiting for something to happen. I see colors (like streaks of lights) on my ceiling, and then above me a greenish glow appears. What I saw I will describe as this: in movies when they show a witch or wizard looking through a crystal ball you see an image surround by a blurry outline. That is what I saw: the image being either a wall or floor, full of hexagon or octagon-shaped tiles with symbols on them. The "window" then moving down the tiles. They're and gone in maybe 5 seconds.

A few other things to mention that I have seen in the new apartment: I woke up in the middle of the night and saw on the ceiling floating above me, an outline in blue light of a woman in a cloak. There were no details, just an outline -- almost like a drawing. I actually saw what I consider my first apparition (ghost) a couple months ago. A small girl, her face was there clearly, but it was surrounded by a body of white glowing mist. She glided toward me looking at me the whole time (scaring the crap out of me). She got within about 3 feet of me and then vanished.

Other things have happened to me as well, but to write it all with lots of detail would make this page very long! If you would like to know more detail about any thing you read here let me know. And if you have any thoughts on what might be happening and why, please email me.

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