Roses are red…BLOOD red

Every culture has myths. The ancient Greeks believed in a monster that had venomous snakes for hair and could turn people to stone with just a simple stare. In parts of Europe, some people believe that small, ugly creatures with wrinkled green skin called goblins hold treasure they would kill to protect. It would be strange then for some mythical creature like this to show up in a small, quiet town like Elmwood. But recently, one such mythical creature did.

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You hear that?

Every July, while the country is watching firework shows and wearing red, white, and blue, the small town of Elmwood prepares to celebrate Sprout Day — July 5th. The day in 1776 that Elmer Wood planted the symbolic seed that would sprout the town of Elmwood. But this year, S.P.I.R.I.T. kid, Matt Romero, learned that the history of […]

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Summer Ghost Hunting Tips

I hope you’ve been enjoying my weekly short stories. This week I’m shifting gears. Why? Because… School’s out! This means you have lots of time to go swimming, ride bikes, and — hunt for ghosts! Ghost hunting isn’t just about sneaking into abandoned buildings late at night. Actually, some of the BEST places to look for ghosts are […]

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Dinner with the DEAD

Muriel’s Restaurant in the historic French Quarter of New Orleans, is not very old. In fact, it only opened its doors in 2001! BUT, the building the restaurant is in, was built more than 50 years before the American Revolution, around 1718. Since then, the building has been the home of politicians and businessmen. It has been used as […]

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Night of the Supermoon

Have you ever seen a UFO? Over the last century, thousands of people have claimed they’ve seen strange things in the sky. Even S.P.I.R.I.T. kid, Hans Smit, has witnessed a UFO sighting. Read about his horrifying encounter now!

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