An Impossible Visitor

Windows into History

Creepy History 40.  It’s October, and that means Creepy History month on Windows into History again! The following quote is taken from News from the Invisible World, a collection of anecdotes published in 1840.

Being informed that you are writing about spectres and apparitions, I take thee freedom, though a stranger, to send you this following relation.

Mary, the wife of John Goffe, of Rochester, being afflicted with a long illness, removed to her father’s house, at West Mulling, which is about nine miles distant from her own: there she died, June the 4th, 1601.

The day before her departure, she grew impatiently desirous to see her two children, whom she had left at home, to the care of a nurse. She prayed her husband to hire a horse, for she must go home, and die with her children. When they persuaded her to the contrary, telling her…

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Bloggers Weekend: Deuxième Partie

Live In The Nautical

“There is nothing on this earth more to be prized than true friendship.” ~ Thomas Aquinas

I am still smiling from this past weekend. It really was one for the books and made my heart so full of happiness, love, and friendship. Not only did I get to meet Sarah from lifewithlilred, but I also got to meet Jenny from Sitbackandjustlive. Words do not even BEGIN to explain how excited I was or all the feels I am STILL feeling days later.

A Little Context

For those who don’t follow Jenny, she lives in Boston with her boyfriend Andrew, who just so happens to originally hail from the good ole Granite State. The state I just so happen to also hail from. While he is from the Southern part and I basically grew up in Canada, (slight exaggeration, but for anyone who does NOT know NH, that is…

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