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Unexplained

A UFO Touchdown in Donnybrook

This post was inspired by the news that an internet archivist, John Greenewald, had recently released for download the UFO files he’d been collecting for decades via relentless Freedom of Information Act Requests. After searching the database, we found several North Dakota UFO cases which we’ll be highlighting here, beginning with Project Blue Book file […]

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Non-Fiction Unexplained

A Haunting: Conclusion

The events I’ve written about in this serial took place over the course of about two years, from summer of 2007 to spring of 2009. As I said in my last post, I don’t have a Hollywood ending for this story. I’ll tell you what other people have said, what we think, and where we […]

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Non-Fiction Unexplained

A Haunting: The Investigation

My initial investigation of the strange happenings in my home was totally amateur, but I managed to come up with some evidence, including recordings of Electronic Voice Phenomena I mentioned in my last post. One bit of sound recorded under my son’s bed sounded like carousel music. As I investigated the history of my home […]

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Non-Fiction Unexplained

A Haunting: The First Evidence

I began an effort to attempt to capture whatever physical evidence I could in our home using just the tools I had on hand. I was a morning radio host at the time, and I had a mini-recorder which I decided to put under my son’s bed one night without his knowledge. I got down […]

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Commentary

Why We Ship via US Postal Service

I took this photo in downtown Fargo the other day. This is a FedEx driver unloading his goods at the main Post Office. Now, why would FedEx be unloading goods at the Post Office, you might be wondering? If you hang around long enough, you’d be prompted to ask the same question when the UPS […]

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Non-Fiction Unexplained

A Haunting: Researching Our Home

In order to find out more about the history of our home, I went down to the Fargo title company and took possession of our abstract, a thick, three hundred page document, worn at the edges and bound at the top with brass fasteners. I sat down at the table and thumbed through it, eager to […]

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Non-Fiction Unexplained

A Haunting: Don’t Go in the Basement

Its one thing to see and hear a few things in your house, but it becomes quite another when it begins scaring members of your family, changing their behavior. We’d been in our home for a few months and we set up a home video system in the basement family room. A couple times every […]

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Non-Fiction Unexplained

A Haunting: Bedtime Wanderings

We had been in our first home for only a few weeks, and we’d had some experiences with the unexplained. As we got more settled in, I began to see things. Rebecca and I were talking in our dining room late one night. We didn’t have any kitchen furniture yet, so I sat on a […]

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Non-Fiction Unexplained

A Haunting: Our First Home

In the course of my life, I’ve had a few run-ins I would characterize as supernatural or paranormal, but the experiences we would have when we bought our first home would leave no doubt in my mind about the reality of the supernatural. With Halloween not far off, I thought this story would be appropriate. […]

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Movies / TV

Rest in Peace, Robin Williams

I first saw Robin Williams when I was in grade school.  Like most kids my age, I saw him when Mork & Mindy debuted in 1978.  Interesting, when I think about it now, I don’t remember Mork & Mindy lasting four seasons.  It came and went like everything I remember about Robin Williams — with […]