Ghosts: Food for Thought . . .

Book 'Em, Jan O

Readers, I have often run across accounts of paranormal activity that became extreme and frightening as the result of people becoming involved with the occult.  Ouija boards or other types of experimentation have been said to invite dark presences. We have all read these stories.

Many of us had ouija boards as kids and used them with no results, negative or otherwise. Yet one reads warning after warning about serious problems resulting from the use of ouija boards.
I had this experience:  although not experimenting with the occult, I did live in a haunted house when I was in my early twenties.  During that time, I began to have precognitive dreams which came true later: names, dates, places – detailed information I’d have no way of accessing.  I became very intuitive or “psychic”  during and after that time.  So I do think that if you’re around paranormal events, that may…

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Where Do Stocks Go Now?

Barataria - The work of Erik Hare

Stocks appear to have stabilized after a rough week. But several questions remain. Was this a one-time shock event, or is it a correction? And if it’s a correction, how low can things go?

We can be sure that what has happened so far is not an isolated event, but part of a major change in the regime from loose, cheap money to a more normal economy. Corporate profits are high, and America is taking care of business, so there’s no apparent reason to be terribly afraid.

Yet the change is significant, and precisely how significant will not be clear for some time. Here is what to watch for as stocks and other markets absorb the change and make a transition into a new economy.

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Wanderlusting: New York Highline

Great Highline Pictures!!!

Live In The Nautical

“My art is an attempt to reach beyond the surface appearance. I want to see growth in wood, time in stone, nature in a city, and I do not mean its parks but a deeper understanding that a city is nature too-the ground upon which it is built, the stone with which it is made.” ~ Andy Goldsworthy

IMG_4576Tourism in the City

I might have a slight aversion to touristy attractions. It is true they say that you can live in New York for years, and never once go atop the Empire State Building or see the Statue of Liberty. While I have done both, it has been because I have had friends visiting who were eager to do those touristy things.


And with the exception of Time Square (which I actually had a friend exclaim to me… “This is it?”) and the horse drawn carriages (just no. No. NO!)…

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