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
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
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,
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
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
I came across an article in my Google alerts called "A Night in a Haunted Museum." It 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
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.
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
Mena Suvari is best known for the movie “American Beauty,” but this American beauty grew up and was raised in a home in Rhode Island the family believed was haunted. Her family reported seeing apparitions and hearing sounds. Neve Campbell is an American actress of Scottish ancestry who believes in
Today I read an article by Kathleen St. John called "Ghost haunting Blake Street Vault helps give LoDo saloon that old-Denver feel." Ah, Denver...my old stomping grounds. Where I grew up. Where, when I visit these days, I barely recognize.There was no LoDo when I was coming up in Denver.
A BRIEF HISTORY ON MY CONNECTION WITH CHEESEMAN PARK I attended Cheeseman Academy from 1st grade through 6th. My class was the last to graduate from the school, in fact. Cheeseman Academy was situated on the fringe of Cheeseman Park. It was housed in a glorious old brownstone mansion. It had started