“Shhh”

When my kid was five or six he used to complain sleeping in the living room when visiting grandma. He said all the people walking around kept him up. He later clarified the “people going up and down the stAirs” were keeping him up…….the stairs in the kitchen that are behind a door leading up to the attic. You have to slide a board out … Continue reading “Shhh”

A Little Too Late

“There was a young girl kidnapped in the middle of the day on a neighborhood street in a Springfield, MO. Someone in the street witnessed the event and tried chasing the car on foot to at least get the plate number and call the police. They sent out an amber alert after a few hours, identified the owner of the vehicle and his residence but … Continue reading A Little Too Late

Girl That Lives In The Walls

When my wife and I bought our first house, an old Victorian style built in the 50’s, almost every night we heard what sounded like a kids footsteps running down the upstairs hallway and other random sounds. My wife mentioned it to one of the neighbors and they said it was probably just peacocks on the roof – the house backed up to a conservation … Continue reading Girl That Lives In The Walls

The Rocking Horse

One night, when I was maybe 10-12, I had trouble falling asleep. My bedroom was the entire top floor of our house with my bed and such being on the left side and storage closets and a play area being on the right. I was lying in bed when I heard a noise from the other side of the room and see a rocking horse … Continue reading The Rocking Horse