The Prose of Life, edited by Carole Gerson and Kathy Mezei, ECW Press — In the nineteenth century, sketches describing the “prose of life” ““ humorous or tragic incidents, life in the backwoods, travels, hunting, fishing and unique places or characters ““ frequently appeared in Canadian magazines. Like other forms of Canadian documentary writing, the sketch seemed to fill a need to record imaginatively different aspects of life in Canada. . .
If San Diego’s Whaley House is too far out of the way, the next best place for ghosts-on-demand in Southern California may be Ventura’s Olivas Adobe. Local ghost-hunting legend Richard Senate has recently completed a documentary about the site, and the spirits apparently obliged, making a few fleeting appearances on camera and before witnesses. A midweek afternoon visit, when the place
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Osgood Castle, Redstone, Colorado Built in 1903 for the fuel and iron baron, John C. Osgood, the house is said to still be his home, as his ghost has apparently been sighted many times over the years. 45 Spine Tingling Haunted Places in the USA
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