December 11, 2018

Since the start of the season, people have been sending me links to articles about the lost tradition of telling ghost stories on Christmas. You are familiar with this tradition- one of the most famous of all the holiday tales is Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol is,...

March 22, 2018

A few weeks ago I did a show on taking a spooky day trip west. My enthusiasm for the tales of Tailiesin means I had to cut a segment out of the show. My initial plan was for listeners to spent time touring Wright’s famous, and infamous, Spring Green hideaway, then pop...

October 19, 2017

By far, my most popular blog post has been "What's the Deal with the Rave?"

Despite the post being published in February, it still gets multiple hits a day. I guess this means lots of us are curious about the spook-tacular nature of this venue. 

I did some research and u...

April 4, 2017

If I created a list of all of the things I love, near the top of that list would be walking and learning.  It is my interest in those two things that sparked my enthusiasm for creating and leading tours.  I am always looking for new ways to reach more people who love w...

February 21, 2017

When making a list of Milwaukee’s most famously haunted buildings, the old Eagle’s Ballroom, now known as The Rave, will always make the list.  It was my intention to share the story with you this week, but I have run into a roadblock.  There are many website that list...

February 9, 2017

Guided ghost tours are chatty events.  I tell stories, my guests share stories, and, if things are going well, someone will ask “So, what else around here is haunted?”  There is always more to know and once we get a taste, the desire to dive deeper takes over. 


February 1, 2017

I have long been interested in Spiritualism.  I credit this interest to Richard Peck and his Blossom Culp book series.  You may have followed the adventures of the Hardy Boys, but was buried under the covers with a flashlight, following every supernatural twist as Blos...

January 25, 2017

I don’t think it will surprise you to discover people contact me on a regular basis to ask me questions about the supernatural.  If you have taken a tour of mine, you know my area of expertise is more in telling stories and weaving historical facts into often retold ta...

January 5, 2017

The question I am most asked on my tours, after questions about my own paranormal experiences, is “how do you know that story?” 

That is a great question.

The answer, like the stories themselves, vary greatly.  There are some stories that have been so often retold, like...

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