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Jody and Lisa are members of our group and they go exploring places that are haunted. Listen to what they have to say at this special talk.
It's been Jody Arneson's experience that ghosts make an appearance when least expected. During her jaunts out and about in the mid-Atlantic region while writing Mid-Atlantic Daytrips, she's encountered everything from creepy mists to strange voices in the middle of the night. Join her as she talks about her weird unexpected encounters, shares her experiences as a ghost hunter on 30 ghost hunts, including paranormal hotspots such as TransAllegheny Lunatic Asylum and St Albans Sanitorium, and gives you the inside scoop on where you can find spooky experiences of your own while you explore the mid-Atlantic! She's eager to discuss your take on the most haunting places in the mid-Atlantic!
Let's make this an Anniversary celebration for us. The group was started on Oct 27, 2008 so what better way to celebrate then a Halloween party? Come on all let's celebrate.
Join us for lots of ghoulish fun. Your $20 donation includes finger foods, beer, water, and soda. Cash bar with happy hour prices. NO BYOB. We will have a DJ, costume contest, jello shooters, 50/50 and door prizes.
You can pay for tickets by paypal [masked], check payable to VFWA 2597 Dorsey Rd Glen Burnie, Md 21061 or cash at our meetings. Or just show up and pay at the door.
Troy has been learning to play crystal bowls and lately he has brought them on an investigation to help rid a house of ghosts. It worked well and we have not heard from the owner since we cleared it.
We thought this would be a great lecture for our group and Troy will be bringing a few of his bowls with him and will consider playing them for us.
History of singing bowls: Singing bowls began their journey in the ancient time of Buddhism. It is believed that singing bowls were an integral part of practicing Buddhism. Notwithstanding these origins, sound therapy has traveled across many religions and cultures throughout their history.
The significance of sound, and its important role in supporting human spirit and our physical, mental and emotional health, has been well known through the generations. Our ancestors practiced sound and vibration therapy to resonate with the body’s energy centers or chakras and support optimal health.
At the outset of their history, singing bowls were crafted using different metals. In accordance with an ancient Tibetan formula, many singing bowls were made of “panchaloga”, which is a Sanskrit word meaning a five-metal alloy that includes copper, zinc, iron and traces of gold and silver. These bowls are commonly known as Tibetan singing bowls.
While metal bowls are still very common, modern technology has permitted the invention of crystal singing bowls, which require complex manufacturing processes and the ability to heat crystal and sand to extreme temperatures. Today, many alternative health practitioners believe that pure quartz crystals greatly promote the overall health of our body. As a result, many wish to benefit from what are believed to be the properties of healing crystals.
With the holidays among us, we get together this month to do a holiday party. We will be doing a gift exchange as everyone brings a wrapped gift of $15 and we put them in the middle of us and draw numbers, whoever has 1 gets to pick a present and open it. Number 2 goes and gets to either take 1's present or pick one themselves. A present may pass hands no more then 3 times and then it is out of play. Purchase some good gifts as you never know who might want it-examples booze is always a good one as everyone fights over them, chocolate, food, paranormal stuff like books, or anything else you might come up with. Use your imagination and figure something that will get the crowd on their toes and want.
Bring some snacks to this one so that we can enjoy a good feast. Suggestions: chips, dip, cookies, brownies, cake, pizza, meatballs, wings, cheese and crackers, or anything else you might want to bring.