I donโ€™t think Iโ€™ve ever told this story before. Iโ€™ve done my best to repress the memories of that year of my life. Maybe Iโ€™ve vaguely referenced certain aspects about the ordeal here and there. It would have been impossible not to, considering its impact,...

In the heart of a second-growth piney-woods jungle of southern Alabama, a region sparsely settled by backwoods blacks and Cajunsโ€”that queer, half-wild people descended from Acadian exiles of the middle eighteenth centuryโ€”stands a strange, enormous ruin....

One of my least favorite parts about being a middle school history teacher is the bullshit โ€œLiving Historyโ€ assignments we give at the end of every school year. Kids are supposed to sit with their grandparents and video tape, voice record, or transcribe their oldest...

3/23/01 Due to the overwhelming number of requests I have received to tell about my discoveries and bizarre experiences in a cave not far from my home, I have createdย this web page. I will outline the events that happened to me during the past few months....