We last left the S.P.I.R.I.T. kids sitting quietly in a small cabin during their weekend beach trip on the Muskie River with their dads. Well, everyone was sitting quietly except for Hans, of course. He snuck out to look for clues to the hidden treasure of the famous pirate known as Benjamin “Six-Finger” Hansen! His search brought him to the abandoned restaurant known as The Plank House. But when he arrived, he was greeted by a mysterious pirate and forced to board a terrifying ship. Who took Hans? What does he want with him? Where did the ship take him? Find out today.Read More The Plank House – Part II
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.Read More Roses are red…BLOOD red
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 […]Read More You hear that?
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 […]Read More Summer Ghost Hunting Tips
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 […]Read More Dinner with the DEAD