Creepy

SEMO ghosts

The college I went to, SEMO*, was known for its hauntings. There were times when the lights would go out suddenly at events. Sometimes, a glow would be seen in the darkness. Other times, a figure could be seen walking and then it would just disappear, with large groups of people to witness it. -Mackenzie […]

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Stop to Smell the Roses

I was asleep when I felt a force like someone was pushing on my pillow around my head, while a man’s voice yelled “WAKE UP!” My husband was out of town, but that didn’t stop me from fully expecting to see him when I opened my eyes. There was no one. I remember feeling that […]

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Twinkle, Twinkle

I’m a mortician’s kid. I grew up around dead bodies, playing hide-and-seek in a funeral home. I had chores in the home, too, such as vacuum the viewing rooms. One night, while vacuuming, something seemed to twinkle in the casket. I went to see what it was and it was the woman’s eyes. They were […]

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Mixed Signals

This guy never meant to do this, I know. But there were these big glass mugs from one of the local places. Really heavy. Well, he threw this mug and it hit this other guy in the head. It did some real damage. I got called in to donate blood for this case because of […]

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Fall Guy

It was a late autumn day, the leaves were down, and it had been raining. I was wearing my computer glasses. They’re pretty good for distances of roughly one desk, but things start getting fuzzy once you get to measurements greater than a couch. It wasn’t the best choice to go grocery shopping, but I […]

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Wrong Numbers

First thing when I get in to work is check my voice mail. I keep in contact with a regular set of clients as a part of my job. Most of the calls are during regular business hours, but we do get a few from all hours of the night. On this particular morning, I […]

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No Thanks for Dropping By

I was visiting my parents with my new puppy. The little bundle of fur wasn’t allowed anywhere except the basement until she was potty trained.Now, this wasn’t a finished basement. It was a giant cement room with bare rafters for a ceiling and piles of projects yet to be finished staked in every corner. There […]

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