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Ghost Story

Well, it being Halloween—one of my favorite holidays—I thought I’d post something suitable. <g> Now, you’d think that I’d meet a lot of ghosts, what with my habit of walking battlefields, handling historical artifacts, touring ancient castles and houses, etc., but noooooo. In fact, I’ve only met two ghosts in my life (I did have one that haunted my house for awhile, but she wasn’t conscious of me, so no interaction there)—and the only strange thing about both occurrences is how utterly normal they both seemed. About fifteen years ago, though, a friend asked me to write up the first encounter for a newsletter published by the "Psychic Writers Network" (no, I haven’t the slightest idea), so I did. Later, a (now defunct) website called www.allaboutghosts.com asked for permission to use it as well. So some of you may have seen this piece before. But for all of you— HAPPY HALLOWEEN! THE GHOST IN THE ALAMO Copyright © 1994 by Diana Gabaldon. All Rights Reserved. In May of 1990, I […]