The old Dushee Shaw Half-Way House has become known as a place of history and of ghost stories. This building, hidden by weeds and trees for many years, is located near Coats, in Harnett County, NC; the area was once known as Averasborough, a river town on the Cape Fear River. The old house was … More Is The Old Dushee Shaw Half-Way House Haunted?
My husband and my sons have each experienced a weird number of strange occurrences where paper and their names are concerned. I am not sure exactly who it started with. My first son, M, says it started with my husband’s father not having a middle name and so “none” was entered where his middle name … More The Paper Curse Strikes Again and Again
In honor or horror of Halloween. This blog post is about spiders. Want a creepy scare? See video at bottom of post. Actually I like spiders as long as they are outside of my home. I try to respect all life but some lives are just not wanted in my abode. I also have one … More How Do You Feel About Spiders?
A certain little one loved the leaves of fall. He had questions to ask, so he stood up tall, Earnestly he asked them of the pre-fall trees. “Why is Fall when you choose to lose your leaves? Why drop your lovely cloaks now? Wait till spring! Why have no leafy limbs when the wind’s chilling? … More Falling Leaves
Is it time to start pulling out your fall clothes? Since Fall began on September 22 here are some photos of the beauty of changing leaves that I have collected over the past few years to help you transition into Autumn. Halloween will follow next.
Strangely I have a memory from when I was a teenager spending the night at my grandmother’s farm. I awoke to see a black cat sitting by my head, curiously staring down at me, the strange person, sleeping on her mistress’s couch. It was Inky, an indoor/outdoor cat, who was friendly and loved by my … More Wake Up!!
Hi, this is Norie speaking. I am the black cat with the coat of thick, luxurious, short hair. I live with my Mommy in a condo…something or other. We have a lovely screened in porch with lots of sunlight and a safe hallway I can go out to explore when Mommy is with us. I … More Understanding Feline Body Language
I sat up in the bed as Norie already let me know in no uncertain terms that it was time for her food. The window revealed a chilly, rainy, cloudy morning. Obviously it was going to be a day that would make anyone, if allowed, want to stay inside, where it was warm and dry. … More One Way to Spend Time
Norie, my black cat, loves to be involved when I am doing anything around the home. Changing the covers on the bed has always been a favorite with her. Here are some pictures showing how we work together like a team(?). Well at least we have fun. When the bottom sheet is tucked in, Norie … More This is the Way We Make Our Bed
Hi, I am Norie, a pantherette. We pantherettes are solitary intelligent animals. Although, when shown the luxuries of living with a human, some of us agree to live with them. I wouldn’t be so smart if I turned down free food, a place of privacy to take care of my body processes and the the … More My Life as a Little Panther