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Ghosts, Spirits, and an Ouija Board

Ouija Board 

My younger cousin Danny frequently reminds me of the time we were in our backyard in San Jose, California playing with my Ouija Board. There were four of us, Danny, David (brothers), me, and my siblings Teresa and Billy. We were sitting on the ground of our concrete patio being very serious and trying to conjure up ghosts and spirits. 

Danny always insists I was trying to raise our swing set using the Ouija Board. He would imitate me talking to the Ouija Board and laughing at me. He loves to tell this story and how I failed to raise our swing set. At one point my father sneaks around and jumps at us and scared us to death. We all must of jumped 3 feet in the air and screamed! To this day he makes fun of me for believing in ghosts and spirits and I remind him of how high he jumped when my dad scared us. 

Written for Amy Johnson Crow's 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks Blog posted on under Generations Cafe. 

Copyright © 2022 by Jacqueline Threet Henderson, Jacqueline's Jaunts. All rights reserved.


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