As readers may know, I supply some of the writing for Llewellyn's New Worlds of Mind and Spirit. I just finished my work for an upcoming issue and I can tell you that we have some excellent new books that will be coming out soon. But that's not why I'm writing this post.
Every couple of months, when I finish my work for New Worlds, I immediately move into "Encyclopedia Mode." I'll be working on adding new entries for our free, on-line encyclopedia. We want to make it the best metaphysical/occult/new age encyclopedia on the web. For that to happen, I'm requesting the help of you, the readers of this blog.
Please take a look at the encyclopedia. Is there a word or phrase we've missed?
Chicago is wildly haunted with ghosts from the city's past. Below are some of the interesting homes of some of the city's early settlers, gangsters, and other restless souls.
In 1915, the Lake Michigan steamship the Eastland sank abruptly in the Chicago River just after departure (ballast compartments had been emptied so that more passengers could be boarded). Over 800 passengers, including over 20 entire families, were killed. The corpses were brought to the 2nd Regiment Armory until they were identified and released to the families. Today, that armory is part of Harpo Studios, home of talk-show queen and media mogul Oprah Winfrey. Ghost stories from the armory rank