haunted by love

January 23, 2014

Virginia is for Ghost Lovers

The state of Virginia’s motto is “Virginia is for Lovers,” but did you also know it’s also a state ripe with ghostly haunts and paranormal activities? According to the state’s website, nearly 170 locations report paranormal or spooky activity. I lived in Virginia for years and I can safely say, I’ve felt spirits on the battlefields and in some of the older houses–not that ghosts like me that much, but that’s a story for another day. Haunted Virginia In Northern Virginia, one haunted location is said to be Gadsby’s Tavern Museum in Alexandria. According to local lore, it’s haunted by several […]
October 7, 2009

Haunted by Love

Haunting fascinates us as a culture. While we are not focused on death as keenly as say the ancient Egyptians, I could argue that modern American culture is very focused on the supernatural aspects of death as it relates to specters, haunting, poltergeists and more. We want to know, unquestioningly, that something is on the other side of death. That death is not ‘the end’. Consider for a moment in the The Mummy starring Arnold Vosloo, Brendan Fraser and Rachel Weisz. Vosloo’s Imhotep suffered a hideous fate as he battled death to restore his lover to life. He used the […]