posted on May, 27 2013 @ 07:28 AM
Here's another one that I often wonder about. My brother( moreso than me) was into EBAY and looked up local items, art antiques, collectibles,
memorobelia, etc. as a hobby. I would check out things too to see if anything caught my interest. One book came up from a local doctor that wa
spublished about the turn of the century or a little earlier. It was titled " Negro folklore and voodoo of the Caribbean", or something. He was in
the army and stationed in Haiti and/or Cuba.in the later 1800s.
Now POW WOW is a local PA tradition and theres a good if obscure Donald Sutherland movie about it if you ever get a chance to watch it. I'd say
theres a good chance some of that may have been true as described in the movie, but thats something I'm not eager to discuss. So this was an
intriguing opportunity to get a book from a local author on a subject that I was interested in.
My brother was aware of the book and we worked together nights at the same store. The night before the auction deadline of the next morning, we
were working. I was going to go over to my brother and ask him if I should bid on it or if he wanted to when wround the corner of the aisle a customer
It was an elderly black gentleman, dressed in white. Like painters clothes, but all white. He looked old but it was hard to exactly say if he was
really old old or just " weathered". He was gray, hair and skin. And he had a stoma patch on his throat. He never looked at me and just turned the
I got a very bad feeling about that man. I'm not sure if it was evil, negative or just a warning( maybe he was a ghost or an angel) but I got the
feeling not to buy that book. I waited a few minutes until I was sure he was gone and went up to my brother. Right off he asked me if I saw that guy.
I said yes. I then said what I was going to ask him and he said he was just thinking about that book too when he saw him.
We agreed that it was probably best we just let that book go.