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A Clean Ghost Story

Retold by Joyce Jacobo [Author’s Note: Based on an actual story published around Halloween in the student newspaper at the college I attended as an undergraduate and graduate student. I did try to save the actual newspaper where it appeared, but that source material has since been misplaced and lost to time. It clearly hadContinue reading “A Clean Ghost Story”

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The Bridal Altar (A Drabble)

Retold by Joyce Jacobo [Author’s Note: I watched a virtual tour of a section of the Mammoth Cave system in Kentucky, reportedly the second oldest tourist attraction in the United States (right after Niagara Falls). One of the stories told by the tour guide was of a rock formation known as “The Bridal Altar,” whichContinue reading “The Bridal Altar (A Drabble)”

A Spectral Message

Retold by Joyce Jacobo [Author’s Note: This story is based on an actual event that happened to one of my relatives, who lost her husband many years ago. They shared a special connection. Enjoy. ^_^] In the months after losing her husband, Margie Caroline often drove to crowded places like the local town mall justContinue reading “A Spectral Message”

Soot Stains

Retold by Joyce Jacobo [Author’s Note: Throughout high school, I volunteered at the local museum that opened its doors during my freshman year. Its curator, a wonderful older woman by the name of Margaret, turned what was essentially her childhood home into a spot where any visitors could learn about the history of our area.Continue reading “Soot Stains”