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The Face in the Courthouse Window

I traveled to Carrollton, Alabama to witness firsthand an old ghost story that may dad would tell my brother and me growing up. The version I know goes like this: The Pickens County courthouse was burned to the ground by Union troops in 1876. The citizens of Pickens County rebuilt their beloved courthouse, only to […]

The Horror of Pink Elephants

  Hopefully I am not the only one out there that has been scarred for life by the “Elephants on Parade” scene in Disney’s classic Dumbo. The girl from the The Ring will always hold a special nightmarish place in my head, but there is something unsettling about the elephants Dumbo encounters. The music is the real reason […]

Night Driving Playlist

I made a playlist of songs to drive to at night last week. I tried to make it as a story. You set out with a purpose. You encounter some obstacles. It is up to you if you get past them. At the end you hopefully have learned something and you are glad to return […]