As for supernatural scares, I truly believe the old farmhouse next door to us, the oldest building on our block, is haunted. And the spirits there are most definitely NOT friendly.
The woman who used to live there, Eva, got to be a good friend of mine. She once told me that she kept all of the lights on in the house at night because her daughters didn't like "the voices" that they'd hear in a dark room. I didn't really believe her. One day my dryer broke and she told me to use hers while she was out grocery shopping. I went down into the house then into basement, which I had never been in before. It had such a low ceiling that I almost had to stoop...and I'm a short woman. I had turned on the light, but it was a dim bulb, and the only windows were high up and didn't give much light down there. As I was putting the clothes into the drier the hairs on the back of my neck started to prickle up and I felt a chill to the air at the same time as I started to hear "whispers". I spoke loudly, saying I was only there to do laundry, then I high-tailed it up the stairs and out the door! I waited until Eva was home to get my laundry, and dried the rest at a laundromat. Years later when the couple who had bought the house from Eva split up and the woman moved out, Eva said to ask the woman if "the voices" were why she was leaving him and the house. When I did, she gave me a funny look and asked "How do you know about them?" The man who still lives there alone, keeps all of the lights in the house on, on both floors and the basement, whenever he's home.
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