Category: Legends

The Most Haunted Places in New York

I lived in New York for most of my life until I moved to Raleigh, North Carolina in 2005. While in New York, I’ve experienced quite a few things, to say the least. I’ve seen everything from muggings, murders, The Miracle on the Hudson, World Series, Super Bowls, to the sight and sounds of Christmas…


The Magic of the Solstice: Aliens, Giants, or Magic?

As I write this, the winter solstice fast approaches. My friends, most of whom celebrate Christmas, are on-line, grabbing one last gift for the kid, the hubby, the neighbor who unexpectedly RSVP’d to the holiday party… Personally, I’m in hibernation mode and behind on everything. Including this blog, the deadline for which has long passed….


History of Christmas Ghost Stories

We all know that Halloween is a favorite time of year for people to discuss things that go bump in the night. But, as the days grow short and the end of the year nears, it may come as a surprise to learn that there is another beloved holiday that has traditionally carried a practice…


Cats in the Paranormal

Cats are quite popular. In fact, most of the APS Core team are proud crazy cat ladies, present company included. But what is it about our furry feline friends that makes them so irresistible and cute? All they need to do is look at you with their gorgeous big eyes, and you are instantly smitten…


Ghost Stories of the Founding Fathers

Another Fourth of July has come and gone. Every year, I can’t help but think of the ghosts of the patriots who still reside with us. While their physical bodies are gone, their spirits live on in this country they created through blood, sweat, and tears. Could it be that these founding fathers are still…


The Weird Similarities Between the Amityville Murders and the Villisca Axe Murders

Murder tends to be a popular topic, especially in contemporary America. We idolize real-life serial killers and fantasize about fictional murderers. The action of taking another person’s life is a two-faced perspective. A lost life cut short is always tragic. On the other hand, how the murder happens fascinates people. Most importantly, we want to…


Burned Alive: The Fairy Witch of Ireland

Are you a witch, or are you a fairy? Or are you the wife of Michael Cleary? We all know about the infamous Salem witch trials between 1692 and 1693. Over 200 people were accused and 19 people were found guilty by hanging. Giles Corey was crushed to death. Society learned a hard lesson after…


The Mysterious Case of Raleigh’s Crybaby Lane

Since 2019 started, I wanted to see what was the situation with Crybaby Lane…but a lot has changed since many of the articles on it have been written. I’ll be exploring the history behind this famous NC ghost story and what recently happened to Crybaby Lane. Get ready, because there are lots of photos and articles!…