The Phoenix Lights

Hey, Readers. It’s Monday, and you know what that means. Time for a new Mystery Monday post. This one occurred in the southwestern states of Nevada and Arizona On March 13, 1987, a series of widely sighted unidentified flying objects appeared over the skies of Arizona. Between 7:30 and 10:30 p.m., thousands of people reported... Continue Reading →

The Pollock Sisters

Time to wrap up another year of Mystery Monday posts. This month we’re going across the pond to the town of Hexham, Northumberland, England. Beaumont Street in Hexham (Public Domain) Florence and John Pollock were married in the 1940s. Florence gave birth to two sons before welcoming their first daughter, Joanna, in 1946. In 1951,... Continue Reading →

The Vanishing of Orion Williamson

The deep south is home to a passel of legends, folklore, and ghost stories. There are dozens told by my ancestors alone, some of which they purported to have witnessed. Others are passed down from family to family or neighbor to neighbor. The following is a story I recall one of my Alabama relatives talking... Continue Reading →

No Grass on My Grave

The more I read about legends, folklore, and ghost stories, the more I find there are many variations. Storytellers have adapted these tales to fit the part of the country where they live, but they all have commonalities. As a child and into my adolescent years, I often visited relatives in Alabama. I even went... Continue Reading →

The Watcher House

Westfield, New Jersey is a town that many residents compare to the idyllic Mayberry from The Andy Griffith Show. Only forty-five minutes from New York City, it’s a nice community in which to raise a family. For one couple, their dream of living there turned into a nightmare. On a June night in 2014, Derek... Continue Reading →

Mysterious Sound #MysteryMonday

Hey, everyone. It's been a while since I wrote a Mystery Monday post. A few days ago, I was reminded of a mystery that happened right in my back yard. I wrote the original post several years ago. With it being October and nearing Halloween, I decided to repost. Hope you enjoy it. Goblins and... Continue Reading →

My Own Back Yard #MysteryMonday

Hey, everyone. There are countless mysteries around the world, most of which will never be solved. I had a few topics in mind for today, but nothing resonated enough for me to finish the post. But thanks to friend and fellow author, Mae Clair, who wrote about a personal event in a Weirdness Wednesday post,... Continue Reading →

La Llorona #MysteryMonday

Hey, y’all. It’s time for another Mystery Monday. I hope you’re enjoying these weekly posts. I’m certainly enjoying writing them. Sometimes the most intriguing mysteries are ones passed down within your family. As a child, I was fascinated by stories my mother told me of things that happened to her or her relatives. Such is... Continue Reading →

The Marfa Lights #MysteryMonday

Hey, y’all! If any of you have read the “about me” page, you know I love a good mystery. I also enjoy hearing and reading about legends and folklore. Mysteries and unexplained events have generated ideas for several of my stories. Today, I’m excited to have the first post of a new weekly series—Mystery Monday.... Continue Reading →

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