Thursday, September 15, 2005

Speaking of Ghosts

Over Labor Day weekend, my wife, sister, and I went camping near Traverse City, Michigan. One night we went to dinner at a haunted restuarant called The Bowery out on the peninsula. The restaurant was located in what was the barn of a decent-sized mansion from the early 20th century. The story goes that the wife upon discovering that her husband had left most of the money to the maid, with whom he had been having an affair, hanged herself from the elevator shaft connecting the barn and the house. The wife's ghost has haunted the building since then.

Our meal was uneventful, although we did get our waitress to tell us a neat story about an encounter with ghostly footsteps she had when working late one night. After dinner, the wife and I went upstairs to check out the elevator shaft. I'm sure it was just the general mood of the evening, but there was definitely a spooky vibe up there. Unfortunately, we didn't see any ghosts -- just some poorly behaved children. I could see it being very spooky there, though, on a deserted winter's day. Eating there beat Applebee's, anyway.

2 Comments:

Anonymous Anonymous said...

I think you have a good blog here. Keep it up.

PLEASE give someone you love a keychain alcohol tester kit GIFT today. Who knows when it would come in handy. This keychain alcohol tester kit website offering a special on that and selling at bulk price. Imagine giving someone you love the opportunity to LIVE by giving them keychain alcohol tester kit. It is only $19.95!

May your loved ones remember you forever! Drunk Driving Kills!

9:10 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

TV Networks Tout Shows On Blogs
But in recent months, TV executives have increasingly started to advertise online--specifically on blogs, where inventory is cheap and where TV show promoters can target their ads to the groups believed most ...
Hey, you have a great blog here! I'm definitely going to bookmark you!
I have a credit score free blog. It pretty much covers credit score free related stuff.
Come and check it out if you get time :-)

9:11 AM  

Post a Comment

<< Home