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A to Z Blog Challenge 2018 – Letter I

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A to Z Blog Challenge 2018 – Letter I 2018 A to Z Challenge

A to Z Challenge for 2018.

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Welcome to the 2018 edition of the A to Z Blogging Challenge!

All through the month of April, the challenge asks us to blog every day (except Sundays), and to go through the alphabet A to Z, connecting our posts to the letter of each day.

My idea for this time, my 5th to participate, is to showcase a book or two each day, and provide a tiny bit of information about them. These will not be a full book review, but just saying what it is about, and if I liked the book or not.

These books are mostly books that I already have on my shelves, and have read, or are on my to be read stacks. There will be a very few of them that I don’t already own, or have read.

I will also post a quote each day that has something to say about books, or reading.

Hope you enjoy, and maybe see a book or a few that you might want to read, too.

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“In a Dark Place”, by Ray Garton, Al Snedeker, Carmen Snedeker, Ed Warren, and Lorraine Warren, is a true account of a haunting.

The Warrens, who are prominent demonologists, investigates the Snedekers claims of their house being haunted. What they found out was much worse.

Moving house is always stressful, but then the Snedeker’s teenage son came right out and said to his mother, “Mom, we have to leave this house. There’s something evil here.”

The family found out just how true that statement was. Over the next few months, they were subjected to emotional, mental, and physical attacks in that house.

The Warren’s have chronicled their story in this book.

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“The Intruders”, by Pat Montandon, is the author’s true story of the experiences she had in her San Francisco house. From the time she moved in, until the time she left, two years later, she was bombarded by unexplained fires, thefts, a persistent chill throughout the house, and more, including the death of a close friend. Finally, she had psychic investigators, and an exorcist to come help. They concluded there were supernatural forces at work in the house.

This is maybe the first book I ever read on this subject. I checked it out of the library, many years ago, and kept on checking it out to read again. I did finally find a copy of it to buy.

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Now, to something different.

“Into the Wild”, and “Into Thin Air”, are by the same author, Jon Krakauer.

“Into Thin Air” is the author’s own personal journey as he climbed Mt. Everest.

“Into the Wild”, is the story of Christopher McCandless, who walked out into the Alaskan wilderness to live alone.

Both of these books are so good. If you like stories of survival in the face of all odds, these will be remembered for a long time.

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Mystery Box Chickens

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Join the Mystery Box Chickens tomorrow for the opening of the book box. The letter of book titles will be J.

Thanks for visiting! Peace ☮️

© 2018 BS

CEE’S FUN FOTO CHALLENGE – ARCHITECTURE

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This week’s subject of Cee’s Fun Foto challenge is architecture. We are to show photos of interesting buildings, etc.

Find out more about this weekly challenge, join in the fun, and see other entries, by clicking below:

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Architecture

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Here’s some interesting places here in town. The first group of photos are of the high school I went to. Lubbock High School was founded in 1891, and moved to this brand new building in 1931. It was built in the Romanesque Revival style. I think it is a beautiful building.

LHS is haunted. This fact has been known for many years. I, myself, experienced weird things, when I attended classes there. People have seen ghostly figures in the bell tower, and heard music coming from empty rooms. There are strange knocking sounds from inside the sealed walls, and I could feel the strangeness while walking in the 3rd floor back hallway. The arches in front are very spooky. You can hear a weeping woman, if you stand in a certain spot under them, and the auditorium and balcony have been the sight of other haunting episodes. There are also several gargoyles on the building.

Some of the past students who went on to become famous were, Buddy Holly, Natalie Maines (of the Dixie Chicks), Ralna English, and Mac Davis, among many other notables.

Here’s the photos I took.

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This next one is of an old Victorian style house. It is the Barton house, and is located at the Museum of the Ranching Heritage Center, near the campus of Texas Tech University. It was built in 1909, and has a captain’s walk. This house, along with many others were moved from their original locations, to this outdoor site.

The Barton house is said to be haunted, too. People have seen ghostly figures in the upstairs windows. I’ve been inside (before they stopped letting people in) and it is furnished with actual items from the owners, or similar ones to what would have been used in that day and time.

That’s me peeking in the window of this house (looking for a ghost!) It is my reflection in the mirror inside the house as I was standing outside.

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Hope you enjoyed the photos and the history behind the buildings. 🙂

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Thanks for visiting! Peace }i{

© 2016 BS