Monthly Archives: June 2012


We can laugh now, but I was frightened of almost everything when I was little. So, when Darby O’Gill and the Little People was going to be on a special run in Washington, DC, and the ad campaign was often … Continue reading

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Scared Silly

                              Private Tour of the Abandoned Asylum                                                           By Jeff Salter             I’ve had a LOT of frightening experiences in my six decades, and that doesn’t even count being scared to death by multiple horror movies (when I was much … Continue reading

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We Had A Scare

Last summer, I was taking a wonderful nap. It was August and the best thing to do when the summer heat is beating down is to find a nice cool spot to hibernate. You know that moment when you’re kind … Continue reading

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The Time (one of many) That I Scared Myself Senseless For No Reason

Yes, I love being a writer. I love thinking up stories and scenarios and one of my favorite sayings is, “If the story gets boring, add a dead body.” This thing I love can also be my biggest enemy as … Continue reading

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Ooooh! Scary!

This isn’t a Halloween in June kind of thing like Christmas in July, but this week’s topic is about a time when we were really scared.  If it has to do with one of these… …you can bet I’m on … Continue reading

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MOST Unusual!

The most unusual thing that ever happened to me when traveling in a car was the time we traveled from our home in the Washington, D.C. area to Parris Island, South Carolina. Many of you may automatically assume that someone … Continue reading

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Broke Down and Left in the Desert

                                                          By Jeff Salter              When writing about unusual travel experiences, I’m stumped:  there are so many to choose from that I hardly know where to begin.             So, how about the time our VW bus broke down in the … Continue reading

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