Author Archives: Julia E. House

1911 St Louis House

3137 Longfellow, exterior I am so in love with this house I can hardly stand myself. At first, it just looks like an average nice old house. But then you arrive at the front door: Front door It looks untouched … Continue reading

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My So-Called Paranormal Life

I have always felt spirits. When I was a child, from the age of about three to five, I could sense things in the house where we lived. It was an ordinary ranch house in the Garden Lakes subdivision of … Continue reading

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Edgar Allan Poe’s Letter

At the end (though he didn’t know this) of his too-short life, Edgar Allan Poe found himself scrambling for money, mourning his recently-deceased young bride, Virginia, and teetering on the edge of homelessness. Although he had welcomed the responsibility and … Continue reading

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Little Noises, 1991

This is one of the most underrated films I know of. Very dark, but funny, but dark, it is one of my favorites. Crispin Glover is fantastic. Tatum O’Neal is as well, hell, they all are. I especially love all … Continue reading

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Time travel 101: The old photo of yourself

Julie and Rick, Berkeley, 1993. He was my boyfriend for many years, and this was a visit just to reconnect as friends. Well, that didn’t work! I’m getting obsessed with my past…need to read some Proust and let it go, … Continue reading

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My coffee cupboard

I love very few things about the house I’ve lived in for 12 years. The front hallway lacks any feng shui, ┬áthere’s no storage, we are plagued by a weird smell whose source I have never been able to locate, … Continue reading

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