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Witch’s Parking Spot

I don’t want to say how many recognized this as MY parking spot.  All I can say about the goblins this year was too cute and too few. You never know.

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GHOST TOUR

dsc00017.jpgA ghost tour–and in Charleston, of all places! I had anticipated this evening for a long time. Friends and I met our tour guide at the park fountain on the shore. He was a charming, absolutely charming, young college student and we became more excited each moment. Moneywas exchanged–lots of it with our big crowd. The sky was fading as we began our trek through the haunted part of the city. A story about the woman who still appeared (but not that night) on the “widow’s walk” waiting for her husband, who was never to return from sea, the beautiful side gardens the guide pointed to, but we couldn’t see in the darkening night, and the ancient cemetery where we summoned spirits to no avail, and then to parting with our charming guide. Wow! What an experience, or was it: What? An experience? Only slowly, like a debriefing did I come to realize what I had really experienced: a charming, young college student with chilling tales told in the dark of night, retelling tales of previous glimpses of ghosts–where none appeared tonight.  We understood. They could not be summoned.

It is only now in the dark of other nights that I wonder how ethereal the whole experience was, especially the twelve bucks I paid for the tour.

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