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31 Days of Spook – Story Submission

23 Oct

Hello my spooky friends.  Thank you so very much for staying with me during my 31 Days of Spook. Have you been enjoying the stories, the thrills, the things that go bump in the night?   Today, we have another guest story submission.  This one is from my friend Bree.  Do you know her?  She’s Reilly and Denny’s mom.  If you don’t know them, you have so got to visit their blog.  They are great.  And personally, I don’t think those pooches take a bad picture – I’m just saying.  Please make it a point to visit my friend Bree – tell her that Bacon sent you.  This is her tale – enjoy my friends!

“When I was very little – only 4 years, we lived in London in a very old house. One morning I woke up and was very sick and feeling very scared but then this little old lady came into room and sat on the bed talking to me. She told me some wonderful stories in her soft Scottish accent and she would sing to me too – and lull me to sleep. Every morning she would come and visit. She was very small only about 4′ 5”, had grey/white hair pulled back tightly and wore a little cap like the the one Andy Capp wears. She also had a little white pipe – like the one Popeye had. She wore a long black skirt with big pockets on the front of it, big brown lace up boots and had layers of sweaters on. She smelled of lavender and even to this day I still think of her when I smell it.

My Mom came in one morning and asked me who I was talking too. I didn’t know her name so I pointed to her and said, “Grandah”. Mom looked around and couldn’t see anyone and yet there she was sitting on the end on the bed.  Whenever any of my brothers or sister was sick she would appear and we always knew she was about the house because we suddenly would smell the lavender. Our Mom too smelled the lavender but never saw or knew who Grandah was until one day she showed us a very old photo of our great grandma and it was her!  She had been dead for over thirty years and yet there she would come visit us when ever we were sick and we knew she would make us feel better.”

 
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23 responses to “31 Days of Spook – Story Submission

  1. Basil

    10/23/2014 at 4:48 am

    What a lovely story!

     
  2. Molly The Wally

    10/23/2014 at 4:55 am

    That is very sweet. Have a tremendous Thursday.
    Best wishes Molly.

     
  3. fozziemum

    10/23/2014 at 5:19 am

    That is so lovey Bree…so nice to know that love can follow all realms and be with us..thanks too Bacon 🙂 loves Fozziemum xx

     
    • PigLove

      10/23/2014 at 2:16 pm

      Great story! XOXO – Bacon

       
      • fozziemum

        10/23/2014 at 9:27 pm

        Sure is 🙂 xxxx Fozziemum xx

         
  4. onespoiledcat

    10/23/2014 at 8:11 am

    Awwww….what a sweet story – maybe a tiny bit spooky but Mom says little kids are more “sensitive” to spirits because nobody’s told them they CAN’T see them…..we all can….if we believe.

    Hugs, Sammy

     
    • PigLove

      10/23/2014 at 2:18 pm

      That is so true and the same thing my mom says. Young kids just don’t know any better. XOXO – Bacon

       
  5. Reilly & Denny

    10/23/2014 at 9:02 am

    It is not a spooky story but sometimes I think people only think of ghosts in a bad way – and that is not always true

     
    • PigLove

      10/23/2014 at 2:19 pm

      You are so right my sweet friend. We loved the story! XOXO – Bacon

       
  6. easyweimaraner

    10/23/2014 at 12:20 pm

    That’s a wonderful story and it gives so much hope that those we lost are always there for us, thanks bro for sharing this story and thanks mom of Reilly&Denny for a wonderful memory of your childhood.

     
  7. speedyrabbit

    10/23/2014 at 12:44 pm

    How lovely to have a family member watching over them,xx Speedy

     
    • PigLove

      10/23/2014 at 2:20 pm

      I like to think our loved ones are always watching us forever. XOXO – Bacon

       
  8. The Canadian Cats

    10/23/2014 at 3:16 pm

    I loved that story and so did Kali and mom. Mom says she wants to come back as that little old lady and have fun with children and make them feel better and laugh through the sickness and pain.

    (((Shoko)))

     
    • PigLove

      10/23/2014 at 6:22 pm

      ❤️i think that would be totally awesome my friends. XOXO – Bacon

       
  9. pawedblog

    10/23/2014 at 4:22 pm

    Oh wow! That is a sweet story. it would be scary but the fact she was family and a comfort just tramples all over that!
    Hugs, Carrie and Pups x

     
    • PigLove

      10/23/2014 at 6:25 pm

      It was a great story indeed my friends. We loved it. XOXO – Bacon

       
  10. gentlestitches

    10/23/2014 at 6:13 pm

    I loved that story. Lavender is a lovely herb. Have you smelt lavender Bacon? I have two pots of it and all the critters like it. ❤

     
    • PigLove

      10/23/2014 at 6:30 pm

      I ❤️ the smell of lavender. Mom has a bedtime spray that she uses in my room at night to help me sleep. Dad says its so I won’t smell like a pig but I don’t believe him – do you Auntie Sharon? XOXO – Bacon

       
      • gentlestitches

        10/25/2014 at 4:27 am

        HaHa! he is just pulling your hoof! lavender is famous for promoting sleep. 😀

         
  11. Marty the Manx

    10/23/2014 at 10:26 pm

    How comforting to know that Bacon. Tell her thank you for her wonderful ghost story!
    Marty’s Mom

     
    • PigLove

      10/24/2014 at 8:06 am

      Sure will my friend. This was an endearing story for sure! XOXO – Bacon

       
  12. Nylabluesmum

    10/24/2014 at 9:01 pm

    BERY BERY BERY kewl storey Bacon!!! Grandah waz takin care of da ‘bairnz’ (babiez) which iz so sweet…
    So Mum iz not da onlee Hu’man what smellz da spiritz, MOL!!!
    Phankz fer da grrreat storey.
    Lub yer furgurl Nylablue ❤ ❤ ❤

     
    • PigLove

      10/25/2014 at 7:32 pm

      This was a great story for sure my love. Very sweet indeed. XOXO – Bacon

       

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