A Bottle of Ghosts

  • Ghosts of the Circus Train Wreck

    I have long been fascinated by the mystery of the circus. When I was a little girl, I would love the circus exhibit at Chicago's Museum of Science ...
  • Indiana's Haunting Tale of La Llorona

    The story of La Llorona is well known in Mexico, where it originated. But did you know that Indiana has its own haunting legend of the tragic "weeping woman?"
  • The House of 200 Demons: What the Exorcist Said

    The house on Carolina Street in Gary, Indiana has become one of the most sensationalized and well known paranormal sites in American history.  I interviewed the exorcist who ministered to the family who fell under the influence of the house. Here's what he had to say.
  • Yes, I Believe in Fairies. Here's Why.

      As adults, we assume that children live in a world where reality and imagination hold equal sway, but this may not be...
  • A BOTTLE OF GHOSTS: The Ghost Ships of Lake Michigan

    Gather 'round the stove and pour a cup of tea. As the gales blow over the waves, we'll tell the tales of the vanquished vessels who've never made port ....
  • Inez, the Island and the Blue Ghost: Phantoms of Chicago's Graceland Cemetery

    Our Graceland fragrance is inspired by one of the world's most beautiful--and haunted--cemeteries.  Meet the ghosts of Chicago's most esteemed burial ground.
  • A BOTTLE OF GHOSTS: The Immortality of Chief Black Hawk

    The great Sauk warrior Black Hawk is remembered for his courage in battle and as an unwavering leader. But for Spiritualists today, especially in New Orleans, he is nothing less than a saint.
  • A BOTTLE OF GHOSTS: Domestic Terrors: Phantom Houses in Ghost Lore

    Vanishing houses are one of the rarest and most mysterious occurrences in the annals of the paranormal. Here are some of the most famous reports.
  • A BOTTLE OF GHOSTS: Chief Blinking Eye and the Indian Cemetery

    He remains one of the most influential of the nation's Native American chiefs, and the land given to his family--and taken away--some of the most fabled in all of Illinois.
  • Muldoon: A True Chicago Ghost Story

    Chicago hosts many Irish-born citizens and many of Irish heritage. Some of them are ghosts.  Including one of my favorites: Bishop Muldoon.
  • A BOTTLE OF GHOSTS: She Smelled Like Earth and Moonlight . . . The Vanishing Hitchhiker Named Resurrection Mary.

    Many know her name--and that of the fabled road she has traveled for almost a century after her death--but just who was the vanishing hitchhiker named Resurrection Mary?
  • A BOTTLE OF GHOSTS: The Natural History of Bachelors Grove Cemetery, one of the World's Most Haunted Places

    Far less well known than its ghost stories is the natural beauty of Bachelors Grove Cemetery, one of the world's most haunted--and ethereal--places.