Linda Maye Adams

Soldier, Storyteller

Tag Archives: Queen Anne

Take a peak inside my family’s historical house


My family’s historical house, the Havilah Babcock house, has a website.  The house was built by my great-great grandfather (the aforementioned Havilah), who was one of the co-founders of the Kimberly-Clark Corporation. Havilah designed everything in the house, picking the furnishings, the wallpaper—and after he died, the family left it all the way it was.  …

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The Otherworldly Family is Watching


When we hear about ghosts, the first image we get is a story told in front of the orange flames of a campfire against the dark, a barrier against the unknown that surrounds us.   I remember one of those stories being about the ghostly hitchhiker who vanishes after being picked up.   That story is an …

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Step into my time machine


This week, I’ve got a trip into the adventure zone, because any travel is an adventure.  I went to Wisconsin for the weekend for my grandmother’s memorial, and anything that involves Wisconsin involves The House: I stayed in the room where those center windows on the second floor are.  The house was built by my …

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Ghostly Encounters of the Adams Kind


My uncle asked if we wanted a psychic at my grandmother’s memorial.  Apparently, there’s been an increase in paranormal activity in the house from one of the original occupants since my grandmother died.   My response?  “That’s a cool idea!” Trust me — only an Adams would think of inviting a psychic at a memorial service. …

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