My Visit to Waverly Hills Sanitorium.

I have to say, my August 23/24th overnight at Waverly Hills Sanitorium never failed to amaze me. We’ve not gone over all the pics and equipment yet, but seriously, I don’t need all of that! I KNOW what I experienced as well as my friends, Sean Daily & Denise Brassell. I’m pretty sure we got some kind of Ghost experience on every floor except maybe the 5th one this time. This was my 3rd visit and second overnight. We talked to William a little bit, heard the new Doggie companion to Willaim’s Ghost dog, in the Lobby we felt wave after wave of a presence going through the 3 of us over and over again. It would start at the top of our heads (The Ghosts just love my hair!) and work its way down our bodies until all 3 of us were cold and full of the goosies! Always see & feel some kind of creepy presence in the Body Chute, I’d NEVER want to be there alone! EVER! We are always seeing Black & white shadow things all over. Poor Chelsey Marie Roberts, our Guide that night,  had to walk me to the bathroom at one point and I am not sure what room that was, but she was going on about all the things she accomplished that day and suddenly my cell phone in my pocket that had the sound turned down, started Playing ” Shake you Groove thing!” THAT was the funniest and weirdest thing yet for me! LOL! Then we ended the night with Lois and her crushing on my fella. She said he was cute and we think she was giggling because our meters lit up! it was soooo cool! I love that place so much!!!

Artist Spotlight : Roni S. Healan

Fae Corps Publishing

From painted rocks to canvases, this lady does some amazing art. She credits the Art Sherpa for inspiring her.

Her journey has been a difficult one. From an abusive relationship, and an illness that she was wondering if it was poison to being alone and struggling to get on her feet. Roni is a strong survivor who has so much talent.

Her creative nature shows up in the wonderful paintings she does. She said that the paintings that are pictured here are all for sale.

She is on Facebook where she hosts an art group. It’s a wonderful group of like minded souls.

She said that she has been suffering from a creative block while she was so ill. And that here lately the need to return to painting has returned. Personally, I can’t wait to see what she comes up with next.

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A-Z Day 11: Keys and Their Symbolisms

A-Z Day 11: Keys and Their Symbolisms


Keys are important objects in our daily lives, though never give them a second thought. They open doors, and beyond those doors are things that provide us with comfort or happiness. Without our house keys, for instance, we wouldn’t be able to get into our homes and see our families. Without our car keys, we wouldn’t get anywhere. Without the keys to our safe, we wouldn’t be able to get the important things we’ve kept hidden.

Keys are powerful symbols in any story.  They symbolize opening and closing powers—for instance, when a character might use a key to lock someone in, depriving that person of his freedom. Or the character might use a key to unlock the door and free whoever is inside.

The above example just shows the physical power of a key. But keys also have metaphysical powers and symbolisms. They represent knowledge, mystery, initiation and curiosity.

Mystery comes in the form of secrets hidden behind locked chests, or locked doors. Knowledge can be in the form of a secret learned, wisdom unlocked through discovery. When someone is initiated into a secret society, they are given knowledge that was previously hidden to them, and allowed into the folds of a life they only imagined behind closed doors.

Keys can also mean initiation into a new way of life, or a way into some form of success. A family who just bought a house are handed keys to their new homes.


A woman who has purchased the car of her dreams is lifted into a whole new status when she is handed the car keys.


A man who just won the lottery holds the key to a bright future in the form of  the lottery ticket.


Keys are also a status symbol—the more keys one has, the more properties they have.

More importantly, keys can be a symbol of power. When the mayor hands the keys to the city to a hero, it means that the hero has risen from a mere citizen to an influential and important part of the community.


When someone gives you the keys to their heart, you hold power over them, whether they like it or not.


The key to a good story lies in the author’s hand. He/she must find a way to tell a good story, and to weave the story beautifully. Beyond this, every author must find the key to the story itself–something that opens a door into a new plot twist or experience.

Every character is a KEY KEEPER. They hold a secret in their minds or hearts, and it is up to them to share the keys to their inner secrets. Look at your own stories. What are the key plot points, the key scenes? How about your characters? What is the key to their success, their happiness, their hearts?

Perhaps in discovering the keys to our characters’ happiness, we might also find the key to ours.

Great Key Quotes

a good friend is a connection to life- a tie to the past,a road to the future,the key to sanity in a totally insane world” – Lois Wyse

“The Key to wisdom is knowing all the right questions.” – John A. Simone Sr.

Love is the master key which opens the gates of happiness.” – Oliver Wendell Holmes

The key to your universe is that you can choose.” – Frederick Frieseke

All our lives we live in chains and never even know we hold the key.

To will is to select a goal, determine a course of action that will bring one to that goal, and then hold to that action till the goal is reached. The key is action.

The key to success is to focus our conscious mind on things we desire not things we fear.” – Brian Tracy

In oneself lies the whole world and if you know how to look and learn, the door is there and the key is in your hand. Nobody on earth can give you either the key or the door to open, except yourself.” – Jiddu Krishnamurti

To hide the key to your heart is to risk forgetting where you placed it.” – Timothy Childers

Love is everything. It is the key to life, and its influences are those that move the world.” Ralph Waldo Trine

Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful.”– Herman Cain


The Symbolism of the Key – Tylluan Penry