Hold Your Horses Guys!

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What do those in Hollywood love? Publicity!

Being on the Other Side doesn’t change a thing. They still have no problem stepping up and seeking the spotlight.

They’ve been coming out of the woodwork lately. Famous movie stars and Hollywood types trying to get my attention.

Oh, woe is me! I sure hope no one thinks I’m complaining!

As my launch of Presidential Souls quickly approaches, a rash of Hollywood celebrities have come forward. I guess they figure I’m finished with the presidents, so it’s their turn now.

Unfortunately, I’m not ready for them yet! They’re all adorable and I’m so honored to meet them. I’m taking notes and I’m promising each and every one of them that I’ll do their Hat readings as soon as possible.

The first to step up was Walt Disney! He had a definite message to give us. He was persistent, so I did his Hat reading and his antics still crack me up.

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Walt Disney

Next, I had visits from Dean Martin and Frank Sinatra.

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Dean Martin and Frank Sinatra

The next visitor was a surprise and there is quite a story to tell with him. I realized later that he was in Ocean’s 11 with Dean and Frank. It made me wonder. Was Red Skelton good friends with the Rat Pack?

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Red Skelton

The list grows longer every day, but these stars are going to have to wait in line, just like the presidents had to wait their turn. The first ladies are next on the agenda. I’ve got a good start on First Lady Souls, but I still have much to do before I can begin doing readings on the Hollywood crowd.

I can’t wait t get to know each and every one of them. Have no fear that they are alive and well and still seeking the spotlight, even from the Other Side.

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Rock Hudson

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John Wayne

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Lucy and Desi Arnaz

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I Got A Ghost For Christmas

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This is Dwight. He’s the ghost we brought home for Christmas.

His name is Dowaito, but I call him Dwight. It makes it easier for me to talk to him, and he doesn’t mind.

My husband received a WWII Japanese Arisaka rifle as a Christmas present. I only caught a quick glimpse of the gift during the flurry of holiday festivities, and I had forgotten about it, until I sensed an extra passenger when returning home on Christmas night.

I as I listened to a screaming Dwight behind me in the car, I asked my husband to tell me the story about the rifle. The Arisaka Type 38 rifle belonged to a Japanese soldier in WWII. This rifle is unique because the Chrysanthemum Flower Seal, stamped on the top of the receiver, is intact.

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Chrysanthemum Flower Seal (Arrow) on the rifle receiver

I chose the picture of the Japanese soldier (above) because he looks like Dwight. A face appeared in a reflection in one of the photos I took of the rifle. The eyes in the photo appear overly large, but later when I searched for a Japanese solider image, I realized that the large eyes could be glasses.

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Dwight Ghost Face

Dwight was used to yelling a lot because no one has listened to him for a very long time. Thankfully, the fates brought him to me so I can help him find his way home.

I thought the story ended here, but Dwight wasn’t finished with me yet. He knew I was listening, so he invited his former comrades to raise their voices.

In family discussions about the rifle, I learned that my husband’s brother (the gun owner before he gifted it), also has in his possession a Japanese Good Luck flag, complete with blood stains.

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WWII Japanese Good Luck Flag

A wallet with Japanese family photos was acquired with the flag during WWII.

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When a door to the Other Side is opened, multiple Spirits may use it. Thats’s exactly what happened with these Japanese soldiers and it’s why I wrote, Presidential Souls, about all of the U.S. presidents who came forward to deliver their messages.

The Moral to this story is: If you took home any antique gifts this holiday season, be aware that you may have been gifted with some extra special Christmas Spirits!

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Haunted objects caught on camera

Fascinating about James Dean!

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For centuries, there have been reports of possessed people, cursed or haunted houses, which I have covered a lot of in my stories. I have also wrote about cursed dolls, but I am now going to tell you about some famous haunted, cursed, & possessed objects with some real documented video footage & photographs.

The Anguished Man:

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This picture was reputedly painted in a man’s blood, mixed with oil paint, just before he committed suicide. It is responsible for many paranormal occurrences in the owner’s home. Sean Robinson, from Cumbria, U.K, was left the painting by his grandmother after she passed away. When he was a boy, he felt drawn to the picture, which was hidden under curtains at his grandmother’s house. He would sit for some time just staring at the painting. When he brought the painting home, & after many arguments with his wife, he decided to hang the…

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Ghost of George Washington Appears!

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Seeing a full-bodied apparition is extremely rare, but getting a photograph of one is extraordinary. This is like catching the big one. Anyone can say they saw a ghost, but photographing one is like finding the Holy Grail.

George Washington let himself be photographed for a reason.

I know. I asked him.

“Why did you show yourself like this?”

He responded: “SO PEOPLE SEE US.”

He’s giving validation – proof – that what I claim in Presidential Souls is true. I’m really communicating with the presidents and they are really with us.

And they’re supporting and hanging around me.

I had dinner at the Middleton Tavern in Annapolis, Maryland. I was celebrating a special night, but I also spoke to the manager about the Presidential Souls pre-launch reward:

$1000 A Visit to the Maryland State House and Lunch with the Author

Ghosts abound in the historic city of Annapolis, Maryland. The Maryland State House is the oldest state capitol in the country and the only state house that served as the Nation’s Capital. Enjoy a tour with the author then lunch (or dinner) at Middleton Tavern in Annapolis. Middleton Tavern was established in 1750 and hosted famous patrons such as George Washington, Thomas Jefferson and Benjamin Franklin. I’ll ask the ghosts to come out and play if you join me for a visit! I’ll identify your Celestial Hat and provide an autographed copy of Presidential Souls.

You’ll receive:
+A tour of the Maryland State House with the author
+Lunch (or dinner) at Middleton Tavern in historic Annapolis
+Your Celestial Hat reading
+An autographed print copy
+Bonus Exclusive eBook

I hadn’t even asked the ghosts to come out and play yet, so I was shocked at the early reveal! They’re so anxious for us to acknowledge them that they’re taking matters into their own hands.

Upon our arrival, we were seated at a table with pictures of George and Martha Washington looking down on us. Mentally, I said, “Hi George and Martha” and I was pleased that they were with us. I never expected to see the full form of George Washington!

After a fantastic dinner, I was ecstatic when the manager asked if I wanted to perform a paranormal investigation of the Middleton Tavern! There have been numerous paranormal occurrences at the tavern, so we made the arrangements and I told him I could feel the Spirits in the restaurant.

I didn’t see George Washington in the photograph until later that night. Normally, I don’t immediately download the photos from my IPhone, but despite the late hour, I felt compelled to do so. This is one of those moments when I realize later that I was being guided.

The photograph is of a black figure. You can see an outline on the head of what looks like a wig worn in colonial times. You can also see a triangular-shaped jacket collar, which is similar to the portrait. The black figure is transparent. You can see the outline of the picture frame and other items through the black figure.

I could see that this apparition was George Washington, but I also verified it with him. He is literally “coming out” to stress the message I’ve been giving, and I’ll keep giving.

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The presidents came forward in Presidential Souls and they want you to hear what they have to say.

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High-Flying Air Show Spirits

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Spirits love to attend special events, but I never expected to see them at the Air Show.

Now I know better.

The Spirits surprised me with their presence at the 2015 Joint Base Andrews Air Show at Andrews Air Force Base.

Jolly Spirits laughed and waved their arms in glee while hanging out on top of the huge cargo planes by Hangar Two.

The giant planes possess a high Spirit attachment, but no sadness surrounded them on this day. The Spirits eagerly anticipated the air show and their joy was contagious.

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Besides the happy Ghosts on the cargo planes, I received two additional unexpected visitors. Sid, my late father-in-law, appeared as I watched the World War II airplanes flying in the show. Sid was a retired Air Force Colonel and he began his career as a pilot on the airfield during the attack on Pearl Harbor. Sid has been gone for many years and I gratefully accepted his visit and reminder of his service.

He truly enjoyed watching the show.

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The other ghostly attendee may be surprising to some, but due to information I recently received, it wasn’t a surprise to me.  I’ve been working with General Dwight D. Eisenhower and I’ve written a chapter about him in my book, Presidential Souls.

I know the secret as to why he was in attendance at the Air Show, which is revealed in the book.

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Despite being sunburned, hot and tired of waiting in the long bus line after the show, the smiling Spirits kept me entertained. They continued to party, perched on the giant planes, as they cheerfully waved goodbye.

The Air Show was a day to be remembered. Be comforted in knowing that your friends, loved-ones and fallen comrades were with you. They proudly watched the incredible Air Show and participated by cheering, waving and standing by your side.

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Boardwalk Fries and Saltwater Spirits

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    A busy summer beach resort, Ocean City, Maryland, is filled with a fabulous beach, a famous boardwalk and…

…ghosts.

   Robby and I recently went on the Ocean City Ghost Walk, where we were introduced to more than a few Spirits who still love to hang out at the beach.

 Robby took pictures during the tour and I pointed out highlights when I “felt” the Spirits. We were lucky enough to capture two Spirits in one of Ocean City’s most notorious haunts – the Atlantic Hotel.

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Dr. Charles Purnell is the principle Ghost-in-Residence at the Atlantic Hotel, but I believe there is also a woman hanging out with him. As soon as we approached the hotel, I told Robby I sensed a strong presence on the outside fire-escape stairs. He took pictures and we captured shots of a man and a woman in an old-fashioned bonnet. The pictures are not clear and easier to view from the original source, so I included outlines to point out the Spirits. The photos, though hard to see, back up the strong projected presence before we entered the hotel.

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Spirit Walking Up Stairs

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Outline of Spirit on Stairs

The Spirit in this picture could be Dr. Purnell. A man is walking up the stairs with his back is to us. He is not wearing a hat and I can make out a coat-sleeve and pants.  

Dr. Purnell is no doubt getting in place to prepare for our visit in his hotel.

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Outline of Woman with Bonnet

This woman is on the same outside stairs. I probably sensed such a strong presence on the fire-escape because there were two Spirits. I can only make out the head of the woman, but she’s wearing an old-fashioned bonnet with a wide brim.  Perhaps she remains by the ocean, like the ladies pictured below, because she wants the blissful times at the Atlantic Hotel to continue forever.  

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During the tour we learned about Joanne Trimper and the Ocean City Trimper Carousel. The carousel is the oldest continuously operating carousel in the United States and Joanne loves it so much that she still remains by her favorite Carousel Horse. We learned that Joanne’s perfume scent, “Cristal”, lingers near her Carousel Horse, so we returned the next night to check it out.

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“Forever Joanne” Carousel Horse

Robby rode Joanne’s Carousel Horse and when he asked Joanne for a sign that she was near, a sweet scent momentarily drifted past him. Unfortunately, I have no sense of smell so I couldn’t experience the phenomenon, but the look on Robby’s face was genuine shock and surprise when he got the confirmation that he asked for.

Robby described the multitude of aromatic scents surrounding the Carousel and he said there was no one near us with anything resembling the sweet perfume. He said it happened in an instant – as if Joanne walked past him from the front of the horse to the back of the horse and continued past him, after which, the amusement park aromas returned without a trace of Joanne’s perfume.

Suspiciously fast, the perfume scent was there one second and gone the next. Robby was rewarded for riding Joanne’s Horse, even when the ride attendant warned him that Joanne’s Horse didn’t go up and down.

I’ll never forget Robby’s face when Joanne walked between us.

It was a ride I’ll never forget.

 

I highly recommend the Ocean City Ghost Walk, so if you get the chance, say Hello to…

…the Saltwater Spirits

 

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OuijaCon 2015

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Last week I attended OuijaCon – an original convention honoring the 125th anniversary of the Ouija Board. Held in Baltimore, the city where the Ouija Board originated, the first full day of the event held plenty of surprises…

            …Haunted Keys, Demons and a Séance!

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            I don’t work with the Ouija Board, so there was much to learn from the lectures, vendors and museum.

A vendor from Obscura Antiques and Oddities had a collection of old keys and as I conversed with the owner, the keys kept bothering me.  I felt compelled to say something, so I told the gentleman about the powerful energy emanating from the keys.

He surprised me when he said,

“You’re the third person to tell me that today.”

This confirmation told me that these keys were definitely haunted,

 so I moved on.

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Haunted Keys

             As I strolled about the convention, I was approached by a Danish researcher and asked to participate in a Ouija Board eye-tracking study. After I was hooked up to the equipment with another volunteer, we proceeded to ask the Ouija Board questions for the study.

            Thankfully, I protected myself before the session, but unfortunately, my male partner was a newcomer to working with Spirit Boards,

and he didn’t.

            We found out about the Ouija Demon.

            During the session, the planchette kept spelling “A,Z,A,Z,A,Z”. It didn’t make sense to us, being Ouija novices, but at the conclusion of the session, the researcher told us about the Demon Zaza or Zozo.

            I told my partner how to protect himself and again…

            …I moved on.

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            The evening ended with a séance guided by Chip Coffey.

About a hundred of us formed a circle and joined hands in an attempt to channel the creator of the Ouija name.

            The origin of the Ouija name is a mystery to this day.

            As a group, the strange noises, names and dark shadows didn’t lead to any definitive conclusions,

but I had a visitor.

Edgar Allan Poe

            Edgar Allan Poe is buried in Baltimore, but I hadn’t been thinking about him and I’ve never been to his grave. He came through to me as soon as the séance began and he told me that the Spirit (or Entity) who gave him his dark stories, was the same Spirit who invented the Ouija Board and was the creator of the Ouija name.

            I withheld this information from the group because I wanted to do some research before drawing any conclusions.

I later discovered the following:

Edgar Allan Poe died in 1849

Modern spiritualism began in 1848

(Poe was dying, so it needed a new outlet?)

The Ouija board is produced in Baltimore in 1890

          This doesn’t identify the Spirit’s name, but I find it interesting that it had an outlet in Edgar Allan Poe,

then moved on to create the Ouija Board.

The timeline fits with the information I was given.

Perhaps that’s why Edgar Allan Poe and the Ouija Board both have Baltimore in common.

            Even more chilling was the fact that the séance was held less than half a mile from Edgar Allan Poe’s gravesite! I didn’t know where it was before OuijaCon, but I know now.

            The events of the evening certainly gave me food for thought and made for a momentous initiation into the World of Ouija!

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The Spirits Speak and They Say: “No Candy”!

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Really?

I guess it’s not their fault.

I asked.

I had a few decorative items from my daughter’s wedding, but now they had no purpose.

I decided to try working with resin, so I re-purposed them and made three Spirit Boards.

Well, actually they’re Spirit Trays and a Spirit Vase.

Two are made from old silver trays. They both have “Yes” and “No” and the alphabet, and the blue tray has numbers.

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This one is made from a crazy vase that my grandmother gave me. It has three monkeys: Hear No Evil, Speak No Evil and See No Evil. I turned it into a Spirit Vase with a Dragon Eye center.

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After I finished, I decided to try them out. I work with a pendulum regularly, but usually I ask yes or no questions.

I needed a question that required the answer to be spelled out, so I asked,

“How can I raise my metabolism and lose weight?”

The holidays did their usual damage and I needed to lose a few pounds.

The pendulum clearly spelled out,

“No Candy”

What?!!

I keep a bowl of candy on the kitchen table and every night I’d have a piece or two.

Just leftover Christmas candy. Hardly significant.

The Spirits were brutal.

I guess it was time to give up the candy.

The Spirit Boards worked.

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A Message From My Father

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A Message from My Father

You never know what to expect from the Other Side. For example, when you ask for a message, it might not come from the source that you expected, so you need to be open to alternate forms of communication.

The best case scenario at a group reading is that you get a direct message from the Other Side, in this case, from Kelly Schloer – a gifted psychic and medium.

Unfortunately, everyone doesn’t get chosen in a group reading, so it’s a loss. Right?

Wrong.

There could be a variety of reasons for not getting a direct message. Perhaps the recipients of the direct messages had a greater need for healing. Their Spirit relatives and Guides were given priority that day.

Perhaps the people in attendance were not all “Believers” and they needed a direct message to convince them that their loved ones were truly with them.

Perhaps the Spirits who came through were stronger and able to push their way to the front of the line!

For whatever reason, if you go to a group reading, you need to pay attention because you could still get a message from the Other Side, like I did.

As I was listening to the messages, my hearing perked up when Kelly spoke to someone and I felt as if it was a message for me too. I asked myself, “Is it my imagination, or were they talking to me?”

Later, Kelly explained to the group that if she didn’t speak to you directly, you could still have received a message that was also meant for you.

Duh!

Okay, I was convinced that the message was for me, but there was one more sign to come that would seal the deal.

We were at an Elks Lodge and there was a large wall of member photos. During the several hours that I sat in the meeting hall, I was continually drawn to one particular photo. The man didn’t look familiar, yet I kept being drawn to him. He had a black ribbon on his photo, so I assumed that he’d passed. I made a mental note to look at the name when the meeting ended as I was too far away, but when the meeting ended, I forgot and left.

It was cold and late and I had a long drive ahead of me, so I just wanted to get home. As I started the car, I remembered the photo and I wished that I had looked at the name.

It didn’t matter. I knew what name I’d find. I started to drive away, but I had a nagging feeling that I still needed to verify what I already knew. I turned around, braved the cold again and went back to the meeting hall.

As I suspected, the name on the photo was Don.

My father’s name was Donald and he went by Don.

I needed no more proof and I finally headed for home. I had received the message that I was looking for and it was verified, so I was happy.

Thanks Dad. Message received, loud and clear!

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A Wedding Call from the Other Side

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We were waiting in the Bridal Suite. The wedding was due to begin in a few hours.

The Wedding Party was outside with the photographer.

It was just myself (Mother-of-the-Bride), my husband (Bride’s father) and the Groom’s mother who witnessed the call.

My husband’s cell phone rang and we heard him say,

“Hello?”

“I think you have the wrong number.”

“Who is this?”

I asked him who called and he said it was an older lady and she said her name was Laura.

My maternal grandmother’s name was Laura.

Without the slightest hesitation I told my husband, “It was Grandma DeVore.”

He didn’t argue, in fact, he said it sounded like her. This was an astounding thing for him to say.

She died in 2003.

My husband is a believer, but it has to be pretty convincing evidence. He sat and thought about it, then he looked at the number and asked me to Google the area code to see where the call was from.

I gasped as I told him that it was a Pennsylvania area code.

My grandmother was from Pennsylvania.

A wrong number…an older lady saying her name was Laura…a Pennsylvania area code…on her Great-Granddaughter’s Wedding Day?

There was no doubt about it. This was a call from the Other Side.

My Grandmother was letting us know that she was with us on this joyous occasion.

Thank you Grandma.

I’m so happy you were there.

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