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Old 03-16-2018, 02:39 AM
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Hi Abby

Sounds vicious. Good job it never showed up when we were fishing.
Although one of dad's anaconda sized lobworms he used to dig up and use as bait would have throttled it.
One time, we were fishing and a police siren started up in the distance. My brother shouted "Dad! One of your worms has escaped!"
I was dubious, but Rob's family were like that. So was he. There's a video on YouTube of his 10 year, old daughter playing with his pet tarantula.
All the best.
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Morning All,

When my daughter was little, in the early 1990s, she told us one day that she had been talking to her granddad [on her Dad's side] at the garden gate. We put it down to a child's imagination, as he had died of asbestosis in April 1989, but she was only 18 months at the time, and had last seen him in pyjamas, lying in the hospital bed. She went on to describe him wearing a flat cap and with a cigarette in his mouth, which is how we always remembered him. She was so certain she had seen him that she wrote him a dear little note and left it by the garden gate. We didn't know until we found it there.

She also used to talk a lot about a past life, with details she couldn't have known about from anyone else, but were later confirmed when a distant cousin on her Dad's side sent us a family tree she had compiled. But that's for another day.

Have a good weekend all.

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Hi Abby

Sounds vicious. Good job it never showed up when we were fishing.
Although one of dad's anaconda sized lobworms he used to dig up and use as bait would have throttled it.
One time, we were fishing and a police siren started up in the distance. My brother shouted "Dad! One of your worms has escaped!"
I was dubious, but Rob's family were like that. So was he. There's a video on YouTube of his 10 year, old daughter playing with his pet tarantula.
All the best.
whats a lob worm? LOL
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Morning All,

When my daughter was little, in the early 1990s, she told us one day that she had been talking to her granddad [on her Dad's side] at the garden gate. We put it down to a child's imagination, as he had died of asbestosis in April 1989, but she was only 18 months at the time, and had last seen him in pyjamas, lying in the hospital bed. She went on to describe him wearing a flat cap and with a cigarette in his mouth, which is how we always remembered him. She was so certain she had seen him that she wrote him a dear little note and left it by the garden gate. We didn't know until we found it there.

She also used to talk a lot about a past life, with details she couldn't have known about from anyone else, but were later confirmed when a distant cousin on her Dad's side sent us a family tree she had compiled. But that's for another day.

Have a good weekend all.

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very interesting Caz. Thanks for sharing.

I would point out that most peoples NDAs involve being greeted by past loved ones.
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I suspect that if there is an afterlife, it won't be as we imagine it.

"It's afterlife, Jim, but not as we know it."

http://laudatortemporisacti.blogspot...at-baboon.html
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Hi Abby

I call them lobworms, some call them earthworms, the American term is night crawler I think.
'Orrible things that my dad used for bait. We said the river level dropped when he reeled in.

Another FOAF story concerns my nephew Lee, who fell from a second storey flat balcony.
He suffered various injuries but had recovered by the time I heard the story. I'm ashamed to say my reaction was that somehow he was fated for no better destiny, but I digress.
He said as he was lying there, he clearly saw my late mother standing over him, here it gets vague, either she said to him, or he felt she was communicating in some way that he would be all right, and indeed he is.
When he was little, he stayed with the rest of the family at my mum's for a while, so there was a closeness.

All the best.
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Thanks all for sharing.

I have to note that all stories of actually SEEING a ghost so far have come from someone else (second hand) and not the actual posters.

I believe Ginger has said shes saw one and Ive asked for her story. she said she posted before but I cant find it.
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Ah, but you see, Abby, only those who are tuned in can see it :

http://forum.casebook.org/showthread.php?t=6685
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Ah, but you see, Abby, only those who are tuned in can see it :

http://forum.casebook.org/showthread.php?t=6685
LOL. Thanks Robert!!
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Ah, but you see, Abby, only those who are tuned in can see it :

http://forum.casebook.org/showthread.php?t=6685
wow. there are some really good first hand accounts on here-including Gingers, Wolfs and beawolfs. I didnt go through the whole thread but will when i have time.

Thanks again Robert!
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