My grandpa, a retired homicide detective, just told me the case that still keeps him up at night

I’ve heard a lot of stories from my grandfather. He was a detective for 27 years of his life, and I grew up listening to the tales of he and his fellow lawmen. As a child, he obviously amended the stories quite a bit to make them age-appropriate, but as I grew up, more and …

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19 years ago, my best friend disappeared from a place I’ve never returned to. Something wants me to go back.

Every neighborhood has that neighbor, that one house to which stories are attached, stories that have been passed from friend to friend, from older siblings to younger. Stories told in tents under flashlights, around bonfires. The house itself is nondescript, but more often than not, children walking about the neighborhood will cross the street so …

notHing strange is happEning. all is weLl, i Promise

I’m not even sure this post will go through, but I have to try. Even iF it’s up for only a sIngle second, surely one oF the 13 million plus people here will see. Please see. Please. It doesn’T allow anyonE to take picturEs of it. Not only do cameras Not work up close (pictures …

A House Has Been Following Me Since 1998 [Part 4]

Part 3 I didn’t sleep that night at the motel. When Kimmy awoke the following morning, I showed her the picture of the house on Google Earth, but she pointed out the most logical answer: that since the house was in such a rural area, chances are the surveying hadn’t been done in some time, …

A House Has Been Following Me Since 1998 [Part 3]

Part 1 Part 2 2000 Camp Minnetonka was like any other summer camp, and this particular trip was to last a week. I sat towards the rear of the bus and quickly joined a conversation between a group of boys about some popular thing or another. It was those four boys I’d spend the next …

A House Has Been Following Me Since 1998 [Part 2]

Part 1 _____ 1998 Kayla’s parents came to our house a few hours after she’d gone into the house, worried. I’d told my mom about “Kayla’s new house” earlier that day, but my claims that the house had simply “appeared” fell on disbelieving ears. I’d heard Kayla call out to Mike and I, letting us …

A House Has Been Following Me Since 1998 [Part 1]

When we pulled up in front of the house, I threw up. I was feeling fine the entire trip there, but the moment I saw that house, my heart sank down to my stomach and I couldn’t breath. It had been 19 years since I’d first laid eyes on it, 11 years since I’d last. …

[REPOST] Daughter’s Drawings (View 2) [UNFINISHED]

Orobe (Or-row-be) Marcel is a large man, standing at 6’3’’, nearly 250 pounds. Even with that being the case, his family members joked that in a former life he was a ballerina, as he was always very quiet on his feet. Orobe prefers to live in solitude. He doesn’t partake in any of the family …

Stories From The Road – Part 1

I know there’s a lot of stories from truck drivers floating around the internet. I also know that a lot of these stories feature similar elements to each other, and some of those elements I’ve experienced myself. What I’m here to share, though, are some things that I’ve gone through on the road that I …