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Issue date: Saturday, October 28, 2006
P A R A N O R M A L  I N S I D E R 

Hi Readers! Well, the spookiest night of the year is almost 
here! The 31st is the eve of Samhain and therefore New 
Year's Eve for Wiccans and many Pagans, and it's All 
Hallow's Eve for Christians around the world. The spirits 
of those who have gone before will be very near, and along 
with wide-spread ceremonies and rituals to honor the 
departed, the streets will be filled with otherworldy 
creatures of all sorts: those you can easily see, and maybe 
many that you can't! 

After the parties and trick or treating, some of you might 
be looking for some spine-tingling stories to tell, so tuck 
the little ones into bed if you don't want to frighten 
them, turn down the lights, and delve into some ghostly 
encounters that just might give you some spooky thrills 
and chills. We'll start with the story of The Jacket, and 
then I will share some recent submissions from our readers 
that may have you pulling your blankets over your head at 

The Jacket

Many years ago, late one autumn night, a young man was 
driving home when he noticed a girl waiting beneath a 
street lamp at a bus stop. The man, having a kind heart, 
was concerned that the buses might not even be running this 
late at night so he pulled over and asked the girl if he 
could give her a ride. She accepted gratefully and got into 
the car. She told the man her name was Mary, as she curled 
up in the seat, shivering from the cold, damp night air. 
The man gave her his jacket to warm her, and after getting 
her address, he drove her right to her front door and 
dropped her off.  The hour had gotten very late, so the 
tired young man was happy to head back to his own home. 

It wasn't until the next morning that he noticed his jacket 
was missing and realized that of course, he had forgotten 
to get it back from his passenger last night. Well, there 
was nothing to do but to drive back to the girl's house and 
claim his jacket, so he got in the car and found her house 
again. He went up to the front door and knocked, and was 
greeted by an older woman. The man explained that he had 
brought the young lady home last night and that he had come 
back to get a jacket that he had lent her. 

The woman just stared at him for several long moments, 
and then said that such a thing was impossible. The man, 
thoroughly confused, repeated his story, all the while 
standing in the doorway, when he spied a picture hanging 
just over the woman's shoulder in the front hallway. It 
was a picture of the girl he had given a ride to the night 
before. He pointed at it, saying, "But that is the girl! 
That's Mary! I drove her home here just last night!" 

The woman just shook her head, and in a fear-filled voice 
said, "That is not possible. Yes, that is my daughter, but 
she has been dead for many years. I don't know who you are 
and what you want, but if you don't believe me, you can 
drive to the cemetery up the road and see for yourself! 
Now, I think it's time you go!" 

The man was shaken and totally confused by now. Saying an 
awkward good-bye, he hurried back to his car and after a 
minute or two, decided that he would do exactly as the 
woman had suggested and go out to the cemetery. He found 
it easily enough, but had no idea how he would locate 
this girl he was looking for. Nevertheless, he knew he had 
to start walking and solve this mystery once and for all. 
The gloomy atmosphere and autumn air were sending cold 
chills through him as he trudged past the first rows of 
gravestones, wondering all the while if he had gone totally 
crazy. Only a moment later, he froze in his tracks. There 
was something very odd looking on a grave just a few steps 
away, nestled amongst some wind-tossed leaves. Realizing 
right away what it was, he ran the last few steps. There 
was his jacket, neatly folded up on the ground, lying 
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Ghostly Visitors

Our family has been involved with ghosts and "other 
phenomenon" since I was about 3 or 4 years old (I am now 
32). My aunt has had her dead husband come to visit her 
on several occasions. He appeared to her in a full length 
mirror; he has hovered over her bed and literally scared 
the mess out of her. 

My 12 year old daughter has brought her "friends" home with 
her since she was 3. Christine would spend a few days with 
my parents and come home talking about Charles (she had 
done this a lot).  I blew her off thinking that he was her 
imaginary friend, until one night the kids crawled into 
bed with my hubby and me. Well, I woke up about 2:30 the 
next morning to see my baby son (2 at the time) crawl over 
my feet and head to his bedroom. I turned over to nudge my 
hubby to follow Russell out the room and there were my kids 
sound asleep in the middle of the bed. I thought it was 
cool and scary at the same time. 

I could go on and on about things like this, but I will 
save those for later. I will tell you this much though. We 
found out about a year ago that our apartment complex sits 
on an old orphanage's property. My mom is always having 
sightings of small kids in her home. 




My family and I lived in an old house in Wisconsin that was 
built in the 1880s. The woman who lived there before us was 
a spinster with no living relatives. She was 98 when I met 
her for the first time. My uncle had bought the property 
and Eileen, the old lady, gave my uncle power of attorney 
over her affairs. When she reached 99 her health began to 
seriously fail. My uncle put her in a nursing home. She 
said if he did she was going to die and if she died she'd 
come back. 

Well, she died. We moved into her house after cleaning out 
her lifetime of accumulations. She was a pack rat and never 
threw anything away. 

Anyway, one day at dusk as my family and I were working in 
the garden at the rear of the house we saw the light come 
on in the spare room upstairs. We saw the figure of a woman 
moving around up there. In that room my aunt had put all 
the antiques that Eileen had kept. The room was locked from 
the outside by a padlock. 

I went up to check to see if my aunt was in the room. The 
padlock was on the door and yet I could hear someone moving 
around in the room. There was no other way to get into that 

I went back downstairs and saw the figure was still moving 
around. Then we all saw the figure disappear at the same 
time it reached up to pull the string to turn off the light.

No live person could have been in that room.

We had other experiences with Eileen's ghost, for that was 
who it turned out to be. If you would like I could recount 
the other experiences. 

The reason why I wrote is because you were talking about 
ghosts appearing at dusk and this happened at dusk. 

a reader


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The Uninvited Visitor

I went to a throwback costume party with a couple who are 
friends of mine. The party was fun, and since it was near 
their home, I decided to stay the night and sleep on their 
couch. They live in an old part of town here in Colorado 
Springs known as Old Colorado City. I stayed at the party 
a bit longer than them, and they arranged to leave the door 
unlocked for me so I could simply walk in and go to sleep 
on their couch (the living room is immediately there when 
you walk in the front door). 

I made my way to their house around 2-3 am, and being 
exhausted, I laid right down on the couch. My face and 
front of my body was facing the wall, and the back part of 
the couch. In other words, the front of my body was facing 
the part of the couch one would normally put their back 
against while sitting, and the back part of my body was 
exposed toward the TV which was in front of the couch. 

Around maybe 5 am or 5:30 am, when it was starting to get 
light out, I was awakened by the feeling of someone lying 
down behind me, as if spooning me. I felt his hand (for 
some reason, I felt it was a male) on my side as he laid 
behind me, and his legs against mine from behind. I 
immediately thought it was my friend's boyfriend, who maybe 
got confused and laid down behind me thinking I was his 
girlfriend? The blanket I was sleeping with covered my head 
as well, so I thought he just assumed she came out to the 
couch and decided to lie with her forgetting I was there? 

Not 5 seconds after I felt this person lay down behind me, 
I said, "Brian, it's Julie, not Jessica." As soon as I said 
this I felt "him" get up. The weird part is though, when I 
thought back about the experience, I did not hear anyone 
walk away like footsteps. I just felt the pressure of the 
"person" behind me get up, but no sound, it was complete 

When my friends woke-up, I told them both about it, and 
asked Brian if he laid down behind me thinking I was 
Jessica, his girlfriend. He said now, and told me it was 
probably their cat who laid with me. The only thing is I 
DISTINCTLY felt a hand on my waist and legs against mine! 
It couldn't have been the cat! Trust me, I was open to 
suggestions, but I KNOW what I felt. 

My friends have told me several time that strange things 
have happened in their house and that it seems to be 
haunted sometimes. I've never felt or noticed anything 
until this night, and I'm fairly sensitive to things of a 
spiritual nature. It really bothered me though, this whole 
experience. But the weird and really scary part that 
happened was when my friend told me in the next day or so 
that the night that I had my experienced there next door 
neighbor had died! He was an elderly man. 

I couldn't help thinking that the "he" that laid down 
behind me was this man! I am a very light sleeper, so I 
am easily awakened generally speaking. The whole thing 
troubled me, and now every time I go to their house, and 
I walk past their neighbor's house, I think about the 

From then on, I never sleep with my back exposed; I always 
face my back toward the wall or put a pillow against my 




A Hallowe'en Hello

My favorite aunt's favorite holiday was Hallowe'en, just 
like mine. She died in September a few years back. The 
same October, on Hallowe'en night, we were sitting down-
stairs in the den. The storm door was closed and the wood 
door also. All of a sudden, "Bang", the wood door flew 
open and hit the wall. We knew immediately it was Teckie 
letting us know she was alright. 



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circulated Hallowe'en mailing. It's by no means new, but 
whoever wrote it has some good points!:>) 

The 21 Rules Of Hallowe'en

1. When it appears that you have killed the monster, NEVER 
   check to see if it's really dead.

2. Never read a book of demon summoning aloud, even as a 

3. Do not search the basement, especially if the power has 
   gone out.

4. If your children speak to you in Latin or any other 
   language which they should not know, shoot them 
   immediately. It will save you a lot of grief in the 
   long run. However, it will probably take several rounds 
   to kill them, so be prepared. This also applies to kids 
   who speak with somebody else's voice. 

5. When you have the benefit of numbers, NEVER pair off and 
   go exploring without the rest of the group. 

6. As a general rule, don't solve puzzles that open portals 
   to Hell.

7. Never stand in, on, or above a grave, tomb, or crypt. 
   This would apply to any other house of the dead as well. 

8. If you're searching for something which caused a loud 
   noise and find out that it's just the cat, GET THE HELL 

9. If appliances start operating by themselves, do not 
   check for short circuits; just get out. 

10. Do not take ANYTHING from the dead.

11. If you find a town which looks deserted, there's 
    probably a good reason for it. Don't stop and look 

12. Don't fool with recombinant DNA technology unless 
    you're sure you know what you're doing. 

13. If you're running from the monster, expect to trip or 
    fall down at east twice, more if you are female. Also 
    note that, despite the fact that you are running and 
    the monster is merely shambling along, it's still 
    moving fast enough to catch up with you. 

14. If your companions suddenly begin to exhibit un-
    characteristic behavior such as hissing, fascination 
    for blood, glowing eyes, increasing hairiness, and so 
    on, kill them immediately. 

15. Stay away from certain geographical locations, some of 
    which are listed here: Amityville, Elm Street, 
    Transylvania, anywhere in Texas where chainsaws are 
    sold, the Bermuda Triangle, or any small town in Maine. 

16. If your car runs out of gas at night on a lonely road, 
    do not go to the nearby deserted-looking house to phone 
    for help. If you think that it is strange you ran out 
    of gas because you thought you had most of a tank, 
    shoot yourself instead. You are going to die anyway, 
    and most likely be eaten. 

17. Beware of strangers bearing tools. For example: 
    chainsaws, staple guns, hedge trimmers, electric 
    carving knives, combines, lawnmowers, butane torches, 
    soldering irons, band saws, or any devices made from 
    deceased companions. 

18. If you find that your house is built upon a cemetery, 
    now is the time to move in with the in-laws. This also 
    applies to houses that had previous inhabitants who 
    went mad or committed suicide or died in some horrible 
    fashion, or had inhabitants who performed satanic 

19. Dress appropriately. When investigating a noise down-
    stairs in an old house, women should not wear a flimsy 
    negligee. And carry a flashlight, not a candle. 

20. Do not mention the names of demons around open flames, 
    as these can flare suddenly. Be especially careful of 
    fireplaces in this regard. 

21. Do not go looking for witches in the Maryland country-

Have a safe and happy Hallowe'en! 

Thanks to everyone who has been writing to me with personal 
experiences and responses to the column. If you wish to 
send me a story for possible publication, please email to: 
paranormal@zsuzsana.com. Please post responses to today's 
column or readers' letters to: Paranormal Insider Forum. 

Gotta run! Just as I began typing my good-byes, a big and 
sprightly spider started climbing up the wall right behind 
my monitor, and now I've lost sight of him. Eek! 

Take care and see you next week!

Zsuzsana Summer

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