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Odd Occurances | by Wes Iversen
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Odd Occurances

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My wife still has some of her childhood dolls, which we have displayed in the basement. These dolls are rather large and lifelike, and they sometimes creep me out a bit. This evening, when I was working in my basement office, I noticed that one of the dolls was missing, and was not in its usual spot. Maybe my wife moved it, I thought…


At about that time, I heard noises upstairs and outside that seemed to be coming from the garden storage shed in back of our house. It was almost dark, but I went out to investigate.


When I got to the shed, I was surprised to see the door unlocked and standing slightly ajar. I know that I closed it and locked it the last time that I used it. As I approached the shed, I thought that I saw something inside, but I couldn’t make out what it was.


I pulled the door open cautiously… But when I did, there was nothing out-of-the-ordinary inside. Strange, I thought, but I locked up the shed and headed back to my office. Stranger still, when I got back to my office, I noticed that the previously missing doll was back in its normal place…


Oh well, I guess my imagination is playing tricks on me. ;-)


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Taken on January 11, 2012