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2005 Archive:
Whose Scrooge? - by Lee Prosser
December 15, 2005

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Spirit Dor by John Richards
December 9, 2005

The Witchcraft Connection - The Ghostly Carpenter - by Marcus Foxglove Griffin
December 6, 2005

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Nature is a Haunted House - by Lee Prosser
December 1, 2005

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Hollywood Ghost Hunt Weekend by Richard Senate
November 28, 2005

Clairvoyance, Ghosts, and Music - by Lee Prosser
November 15, 2005

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Halloween and the End Times - by Lee Prosser
November 1, 2005

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The Witchcraft Connection - Resurrection Mary: The Conclusion - by Marcus Foxglove Griffin
October 20, 2005

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1 Corinthians 12:10 - by Lee Prosser
October 15, 2005

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Gift From A Child By Rick Hayes
October 14, 2005

Ghost Hunt: The Liberace Mansion by Richard Senate
October 7, 2005

Mimosa, Marigold, Cayenne, Dandelion, Mullein, Clairvoyance, Uncle Willard, and Ghosts - by Lee Prosser
October 1, 2005

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Today's Cults of Personality by Wayne Harrup
September 19, 2005

Clairvoyance and the River of the Mind - by Lee Prosser
September 15, 2005

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Bide One's Time - Rev. Pat Robertson - by Lee Prosser
September 1, 2005

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Cedar Key Inn - The Man in the Kitchen by Janice Cottrill
August 29, 2005

Bide One's Time - High Spirits - by Lee Prosser
August 15, 2005

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CBS Introduces the Ghost Whisperer by Jeff Belanger
August 5, 2005

Bide One's Time - Ghostly Encounter - by Lee Prosser
August 1, 2005

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Bide One's Time - Don Bachardy - by Lee Prosser
July 15, 2005

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Bide One's Time - New Mexico, Land of Enchantment - by Lee Prosser
July 1, 2005

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Tibetan Beliefs On Death and Beyond Part 2 of 2 by Janice Cottrill
June 20, 2005

Bide One's Time - Why Do We Enjoy Ghost Story Movies? - by Lee Prosser
June 15, 2005

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Tibetan Beliefs On Death and Beyond Part 1 of 2 by Janice Cottrill
June 13, 2005

Bide One's Time - We are Each a Living Ghost in Our Own Story - by Lee Prosser
June 1, 2005

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Electronic Voice Phenomena (E.V.P.) by Todd M. Bates
May 23, 2005

Bide One's Time - Sensitive to Ghosts - by Lee Prosser
May 17, 2005

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Emotions of the Paranormal by Brian Leffler
May 13, 2005

George Lutz's Amityville Horror by Jeff Belanger
April 12, 2005

Connecting Through Reincarnation? by Rick Hayes
March 16, 2005

Chinese Hopping Ghosts by Janice Cottrill
March 4, 2005

Dr. Hans Holzer - A Lifetime of Explaining the Unexplained by Jeff Belanger
February 7, 2005

The Legend of Lucy Keyes by John Stimpson
February 4, 2005

Raymond Buckland by Lee Prosser
January 28, 2005

The Mysterious Haunting of Stone's Public House by David Retalic
January 23, 2005

Some Musings on White Noise by Lee Prosser
January 12, 2005

India and the Supernatural by Lee Prosser
January 3, 2005

July 1, 2005

Bide One's Time

New Mexico, Land of Enchantment
By Lee Prosser

Lee Prosser - Bide One's Time is Lee's bi-weekly column on the supernatural.New Mexico, Land of Enchantment. So true. So accurate.

One of the great times in my life was living in New Mexico. It seems of the many states in America's southwest, New Mexico has the most charm and enchantment about it. New Mexico is about living a life with nature and it is about living in a place that is blessed with magick, ghosts, supernatural happenings, and strange forces that attract different people to its climate for different reasons.

People cannot live long in New Mexico before they come into contact with medicine women, curanderas, sobardoras, brujas, Witches, Wiccans, and others of the occult arts. Some of the curanderas are legends, names such as Sabinita Herrera, Gregorita Rodriguez, and Jesusita Aragon speak highly of these healers. Among the medicine woman are found such highly respected individuals as Annie Kahn, Tu Moonwalker, and Dhyani Ywahoo.

Of course, there is the enduring call of the extraterrestrials and the Roswell Incident of the 1940s. Evidently, depending upon which source you are investigating, there were many other sites and encounters with extraterrestrials in New Mexico as well. 

New Mexico has its share of Witches and Pagans now. Each is sharing knowledge and presence there, and each in his or her own way contributes meaning to the existence of this land of enchantment. This peaceful sharing adds enhancement to the perspectives of those who listen. The answer to what one is wondering about may be just around the bend of the next cactus!

As to ghosts, the state has its ample share of them. I know because I have seen some of them and written about them. To share what one encounters is a way to contribute to the history of the area one lives in. 

When I think of New Mexico, and sometimes I dream of its beautiful landscapes at night, I recall the numerous places I visited while living there. So many cities, so many different things in each one. Yet, there is something about the people there and the places which connect on some deep spiritual level, giving it a sense of wholeness that is absent in other areas of the United States. If we are what we eat, we are also where we live, and our existence is colored by it accordingly.

There are many positive earth energies at work and functioning in New Mexico. Many things are unexplained and that, too, adds to the magickal charm of the area. One uses the word magick to denote a sense of the occult and supernatural rather that the word magic which denotes a hat trick. There are no hat tricks in New Mexico, only real magick working at different levels and affecting individuals at different levels. 

It is easy to step outside of a good restaurant after listening to a good band play and having had a good meal, to suddenly feel something pleasant touch your face like a gentle, blessing kiss and then quickly vanish in the night mists! Night mists in New Mexico have a certain verve about them that I have not found elsewhere to any great degree. Night mists are part of the New Mexico magick.

Maybe someday I will return to this area, if but for a visit. To see what has happened to the old haunts I once visited would be interesting. Times change. People change. Memories evoke circumstance and situation, and recall. 

We are what we remember. We remember what we were. 

Lee Prosser is's book reviewer and a regular contributor. "Bide One's Time" is Prosser's twice-monthly column on his supernatural musings.

2014 Haunted New England Wall Calendar by Jeff Belanger photography by Frank Grace
Check out the 2014 Haunted New England wall calendar by Jeff Belanger and photography by Frank Grace!

Paranormal Conferences and Lectures
Don't miss the following events and lectures:

Jeff Belanger and “The Bridgewater Triangle” at Dedham Community Theatre - April 6, 2014 9:00PM

The Spirits of the Mark Twain House - Hartford, Connecticut - April 12, 2014

Paracon Australia - East Maitland, New South Wales, Australia - May 10-12, 2014