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2011 Archive:
 Paranormal Peeps and Holiday Traditions
December 29, 2011

Littlest Mummy (A Christmas Story) By Richard Senate
December 21, 2011

Wartime UFOs with Mack Maloney
December 20, 2011

30 Odd Minutes - webcast

Electronic Voice Phenomenon (EVP) with Mike Markowicz
December 13, 2011

30 Odd Minutes - webcast

Ghostly Lowdown on American Horror Story By Deonna Kelli Sayed
December 7, 2011

The Curse of H.H. Holmes with Jeff Mudgett
November 29, 2011

30 Odd Minutes - webcast

Paranormal Roundtable with David Rountree and Paul Browning By Deonna Kelli Sayed
November 17, 2011

Legends Are Born in October By Christopher Balzano
October 17, 2011

Halloween Nation with Lesley Pratt Bannatyne
October 11, 2011

30 Odd Minutes - webcast

The Haunting of Major Graham Mansion by Deonna Kelli Sayed
October 5, 2011

The Hunt for Ohio's River Styx Ghost Train by Ken Summers
September 29, 2011

Evidence of Ancient Aliens with Peter Robbins
September 27, 2011

30 Odd Minutes - webcast

Southern New England Haunts with Andrew Lake
September 20, 2011

30 Odd Minutes - webcast

Pop Paranormal Culture and Middle Eastern Legends with Deonna Kelli Sayed
September 13, 2011

30 Odd Minutes - webcast

Legend Tripping with AdventureMyths by Deonna Kelli Sayed
September 12, 2011

Out of Place in Time and Space with Lamont Wood
September 6, 2011

30 Odd Minutes - webcast

TAPS Academy Comes to Town by Deonna Kelli Sayed
September 1, 2011

The Amityville House with Christopher Quaratino (Lutz)
August 30, 2011

30 Odd Minutes - webcast

Springfield, Missouri’s 150th by Debra Prosser
August 26, 2011

Column - regular feature

Paranormal Pastoring by Rev. Sherrie James
August 22, 2011

Live-ish From the Haunted Fearing Tavern
August 16, 2011

30 Odd Minutes - webcast

In Defense of Paranormal Reality TV by Deonna Kelli Sayed
August 8, 2011

Gone From Sight by Debra Prosser
August 3, 2011

Column - regular feature

The Psychology of Being Watched By Wayne Harris-Wyrick
August 2, 2011

The Paranormal Pastor Robin Swope
July 26, 2011

30 Odd Minutes - webcast

Living Voices: Dr. Dave Oester By Deonna Kelli Sayed
July 20, 2011

Living Voices: Richard Senate By Bobby Garcia
July 13, 2011

What's in a Name? Let's Try "Paranormalogy!" By Rev. Sherrie James
July 6, 2011

Caged and Staged by Katie Mullaly
June 23, 2011

The Haunted Dibbuk Box with Jason Haxton
June 14, 2011

30 Odd Minutes - webcast

Spring of Culture at Ghostvillage - Ghost Hunter's Grant Wilson
June 13, 2011

The Haunted Book by Lee Prosser
June 10, 2011

Column - regular feature

Raymond Cass - EVP Pioneer by Bobby Garcia
June 9, 2011

Illinois Haunts with Michael Kleen
June 7, 2011

30 Odd Minutes - webcast

Spring of Culture at Ghostvillage - Artist Paulina Cassidy
June 2, 2011

Alien/Human Hybrids with Barbara Lamb
May 31, 2011

30 Odd Minutes - webcast

Spring of Culture at Ghostvillage - Author Marley Harbuck Gibson
May 26, 2011

Biblical Apocalypse Prophecies with Dr. Robert M. Price
May 24, 2011

30 Odd Minutes - webcast

America's Strangest House by Deonna Kelli Sayed
May 23, 2011

Two-Year Anniversary Special
May 17, 2011

30 Odd Minutes - webcast

Spring of Culture at Ghostvillage - Artist Jackie Williams
May 13, 2011

Wiliford by Lee Prosser
May 12, 2011

Column - regular feature

The Spirit Box with Psychic Chris Fleming
May 10, 2011

30 Odd Minutes - webcast

Violating the 13th Amendment Paranormal Style by Reverend Sherrie James
May 6, 2011

Inside the Church of Satan with Joshua P. Warren
May 3, 2011

30 Odd Minutes - webcast

Spring of Culture at Ghostvillage - Terri J. Garofalo, creator of Entities-R-Us
April 28, 2011

Haunted San Francisco with Loyd Auerbach
April 26, 2011

30 Odd Minutes - webcast

Future Predictions with Dr. Louis Turi
April 12, 2011

30 Odd Minutes - webcast

Spring of Culture at Ghostvillage - H.C. Noel, Creator of Tara Normal
April 7, 2011

Pennsylvania Bigfoot with Eric Altman
April 5, 2011

30 Odd Minutes - webcast

Spontaneous Human Combustion with Larry Arnold
March 29, 2011

30 Odd Minutes - webcast

Japanese Earthquake Ghosts, 2011 by Lee Prosser
March 28, 2011

Column - regular feature

UFOs with Stanton Friedman
February 8, 2011

30 Odd Minutes - webcast

Ophiuchus with Astrologer Christopher Renstrom
February 1, 2011

30 Odd Minutes - webcast

Crashing the Ghost Adventures Shoot
January 11, 2011

30 Odd Minutes - webcast

Marjorie Myrene Hart by Lee Prosser
January 3, 2011

Column - regular feature

January 3, 2011

Bide One's Time

Marjorie Myrene Hart
By Lee Prosser

Lee Prosser - Bide One's Time is Lee's column on the supernatural. With the passage of time, people move right along with it toward death, and following death there is the opening of a new door into another setting. So it is, with my mother Marjorie Myrene Firestone who became Marjorie Myrene Prosser who became Marjorie Myrene Hart, and who survived two husbands. Mom lived an interesting, creative life.

Mom was a fighter and although only four foot ten inches in height, she could jump high, play soccer, and liked to dance and swim. She taught me to play checkers as a child, took me to Santa Monica Beach in California and let me explore the ocean waves as a child, and as a child I witnessed my first UFO with her in Missouri. She always had a positive smile and was fun to be with.

My 66th birthday came on December 31, 2010. Mom had promised me: "I will be with you on your birthday, and I am here. I love you. I wish you many happy birthdays forever." My wife Debra and I visited her at her hospital bed in the hospital where she was recovering from surgery and other medical problems on the morning of my birthday. It was enjoyable being with her. During the evening of the same day at 9:00 PM, the on-duty nurse telephoned me to say my Mother had died, passing away at that time.

An active, participating member of the Vedanta Society of St. Louis, Missouri, she had no fear of death. When Death came, she knew it would come with some excuse because Death always comes with some excuse. Mom planned to surprise Death and ask for a menu that had cheeseburgers on the list! I am sure she did. I am sure Mom and Death had a humorous exchange as they made their way to her new home.

Following her wishes, feelings, and will, death will be followed with a simple, straight-forward cremation. Her ashes will then be spread at the convergence of the Mississippi and Missouri Rivers. She did not want a write-up in the newspaper, nor any flowers. She suggested a donation be made to the Vedanta Society of St. Louis, 205 South Skinker Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63105. Care of: Chetanananda.

Mom was born on May 5, 1922. Among her many adventures was when she was a teenager putting pins inside live grenades during World War II when she worked in an ammunitions factory in California. A direct woman, she became actively interested in the Hindu concepts of reincarnation, karma, dharma, and other related topics. She followed her intuition and spiritual beliefs and became a member of the Vedanta Society of St. Louis in January, 1988. In fact, we both joined the society at the same time, although I had been associated with Vedanta teachings through Willard David Firestone and Christopher Isherwood since the early1960s. I made the decision to join the Society at the same time as my mother joined. Over the years, we did discuss many things. Her mornings started at 6:00 AM with a time set aside for personal meditation and spiritual readings in the privacy of her bedroom.

On January 1, 2011, my mother came to me while I was sleeping. I awoke to her presence as she was looking over me, smiling. I said, thinking, "Mom!" She smiled down at me, nodded, and then disappeared. That is all I recall of her spirit visiting me. We may have talked together briefly, but that is not clear, so I share with you what I do remember.

I believe my mother will return often to visit with me and those she loved while she was living. I look forward to visiting with the ghost of my mother whenever she comes by.

Like my mom, when death arrives with its excuse for coming for me, I will probably respond with: "Take me to the same place my Mom got the cheeseburger. I know she will be there waiting for me. By the way, how is the green tea where I am going to meet Mom?"

Thank you, for sharing this personal memory with me. Thank you.

Lee Prosser
January 2, 2011

Lee Prosser is's book reviewer and a regular contributor. He is also the author of Missouri Hauntings. among other books. "Bide One's Time" is Prosser's column on his supernatural musings.

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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