What Do You Do When Faced with the Unknown?

What Do You Do When Faced with the Unknown?

Let me tell you about a strangely calm night from years ago. It was a new moon, and all my neighbors had gone to bed oddly early. No passing cars, no breeze; even the nocturnal birds were silent. It was so uncharacteristically dark and quiet. Then I woke to something...
Sometimes You Just Have to Listen to Your Gut…

Sometimes You Just Have to Listen to Your Gut…

Have you ever had a moment when you realized you needed to get the hell out then and there? That instant you just knew you couldn’t waste a minute more to second-guess yourself? There’s a labyrinth of man-made canals that connects to the ocean near my house. Water...
Safety in Numbers Is Not Always Guaranteed

Safety in Numbers Is Not Always Guaranteed

“What do you mean we were being stalked?” I remember my HR officer smiling as she asked the question. “We never walk alone. Always in groups. We walk up after dark, yes. We keep to the road, though. Never the hiking trail,” she continued. Our guest wildlife expert...
Be Careful What Secrets You Harbor…

Be Careful What Secrets You Harbor…

Something I’ve learned through my true crime fixation is that secrets require maintenance. It is easy to get away with something horrific. That’s just a moment in time. BUT… The moment you take your eye off the ball is when things start to fall apart. And some people...
More Often than Not, Things Are Best Left Alone

More Often than Not, Things Are Best Left Alone

I was a weird kid. And it took me a while to accept that the other kids didn’t share my interests. They scoffed at ghosts. They didn’t exhaust their library’s paranormal section. They didn’t chase down stories of myths and the macabre. All those hours gobbling grisly...