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VAMPIRES, YOUR COUNTRY TOO?

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Vampires stalk our world, according to storytellers. For most, Bram Stoker's book, "Dracula" was our introduction to a vampire. Nowadays, it's hard to get away from them with the surge of books and films to choose your scary experience. 

I've been well aware of them since the 60's when I'd watch the television series Dark Shadows' vampire, Barnabas Collins, sleep in a coffin through the day to emerge at night seeking necks to suck. Anyone else watch it? 

Seems blood gathering has been with us for quite some time. Vampire folklore has history from many countries. According to Gods & Monsters.com website vampires have a long history. On Wilipedia page the vampire, the undead, visited people and unlike our Count Dracula image of a a tall, somewhat handsome guy, the vampire "wore shrouds and were often described as bloated and of ruddy or dark countenance, markedly different from today's gaunt, pale vampire which dates from the early 19th centu…

ORBS - SPIRITS AFLOAT OR FILM CORRUPTED?

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WHITE LIGHTS - ORBS SIGN OF PARANORMAL ACTIVITY?

I have been involved in ghost hunts with a paranormal investigation group named The Haunted Bay: Paranormal SF and Beyond. During the ghost hunt of a San Francisco landmark, The Defenestration Building (closed in July, 2014), we met a ghost of a frightened young woman dressed in only a full slip. She rushed toward me and the filming crew covered in blood. Her terror and quickness made us backpedal to get away. Most likely she was a victim of murder. Although, I was the only one who saw and heard her mentally, the others felt the tension. The woman came only so far down the long hallway then the image of her running toward us repeated. She was stuck in the time and place of her terror. Later, the producer, Ying Liu and cinematographer, Matthew Abaya, returned with a camera to, hopefully, capture the ghost’s image. The photographs show orbits of light and flashing streaks.  The investigators thought it was inconclusive evidence because the…