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Earth Day Jaunt Through Two Haunted Parks of My Youth

My restless spirit never feels more at peace than when my jaunts take me outdoors. Maybe because growing up my family was only inside when we had to be. If we could get out and experience nature, we did. If we couldn’t get away for the weekend or a day trip as we often did,

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19 Horror and Paranormal Events and Conferences for 2012 and Beyond

Guess what season it is? Still Winter, technically. Ha! Did I getcha? Seriously though, I can tell Spring is drawing near. Lately I’m seeing more and more horror and paranormal events being advertised, something that’s sort of dead in Winter (pun intended). Here’s the ones I’ve seen so far. If they had a logo, I’ve

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Haunt Jaunts 2011 Year in Review Travel Memories

What a year it’s been! As 2011 draws to a close, the travel tally stands at: Four countries: Mexico, Belize, Honduras, and Turkey Two continents: Europe and Asia (Three if you count flying over Greenland, which I’m inclined to do because (a) the pilot flew low enough for us to see it, and (b) I

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Semi-Wordless Wednesday: The Dark Art at the Denver Art Museum

After our latest cruise to Catalina Island and Ensenada, we made a stop in Denver before coming home. One of my husband’s cousin’s was getting married. We both grew up in Denver. We were only there for less than 48 hours this visit, but we had one morning to ourselves. We made the most of

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Cheeseman’s Haunting Memories

One of my first Haunt Jaunts blog posts was about Cheeseman Park in Denver, Colorado. Of the 740 plus posts HJ has published, that one now has the most comments. True, some of them are mine. Replies I’ve made to comments left by others. In most cases, the comments were made by others who also

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Canon City’s Haunted Prison

I came across an article in my Google alerts called “A Night in a Haunted Museum.”┬áIt caught my eye because it was about the prison in Canon City, Colorado. My husband’s family on his mother’s side all live down there. Before his grandma passed away we used to go down there whenever we were back

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Finding Mr. Claus: The Great Santa Search

I have a confession to make. My name is Courtney Mroch and I’m a 40 year old woman who’s never stopped believeing in Santa Claus. I forget how old I was when my dad finally broke the news about Santa’s real identity. I couldn’t believe it. It sort of made sense. I mean, that would

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Cemetery Jaunts in Colorado

Being into the paranormal and a huge history enthusiast I have inevitably spent some time wondering around some really amazing cemeteries. I know that some people find cemeteries scary or sad, but I find them to be peaceful, full of energy, history, and sometimes ghosts. To walk around a cemetery reading stones and imagining what

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