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Siobhan Adcock Guest Post: A Texas Ghost Story

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A Texas Ghost Story

~post by Siobhan Adcock

Ever been to Oma’s Hausin New Braunfels? When I was in college, on a road trip from Dallas to San Antonio, my friend and I stopped for dinner there. We ate schnitzel, and while we were eating, the dessert cart rolled ominously toward us on its own. It was a little spooky. We ordered dessert. (Clearly, we were meant to.)

At that time I’d lived in Texas for about five years, but that road trip, with its accidental sidetrack into New Braunfels and Gruene, was my first brush with the long and storied history of German immigrants in Texas. Like a lot of college kids, I loved beer and fried things, so I was naturally intrigued, and the more evidence we found—beer gardens, historic villages, the Sophienburg, Sunday houses, and hell-yeah Schlitterbahn—the more I wanted to know about how…

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Viv Drewa is a Michigan native who has enjoyed reading and writing since 1963. Though she studied medicinal chemistry at the University of Michigan, her passion has always been writing. She had been awarded third place for her nonfiction short story about her grandfather's escape from Poland. Later, she rewrote this story and was published in the "Polish American Journal" as "From the Pages of Grandfather's Life" and has republished it on Amazon.com as a short story. Viv took creative and journalism courses to help in her transition to fulfill her dream of becoming a writer. She worked as an intern for Port Huron's 'The Times Herald", and also wrote, edited and did the layout or the Blue Water Multiple Sclerosis newsletter "Thumb Prints." She also has a business promoting authors. Owl and Pussycat Book Promotions. Viv, her husband Bob and their cat Princess, live in Fort Gratiot, Michigan.

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