Friday, October 30, 2009

"Hoaxes not Jokeses" by Linda Godfrey

I just want to give a HUGE round of applause and a sincere THANK YOU to Linda for posting this blog about Halloween tricksters and hoaxers :

It makes our job as serious researchers SO much harder when we have to weed through the garbage that is put out there by these kind of people.
THEY may not take this subject seriously, but the folks who have been genuinely terrified by these encounters surely do.
Linda brings up some excellent points and sheds light on the consequences of hoaxing.
Be sure to check it out!

Have a happy and safe Halloween,Haven fans!

Wednesday, October 28, 2009

Back home!

We arrived home at roughly 3:30 am this morning.
Things went well on the expedition, though the weather at times was rather wet and cold, making some moments more difficult than others.
A good sense of humor, awesome people(You guys know who you are), and lots of hot coffee got me through those rough spots, I am happy to say!
In a future update, I will be talking a bit more about where I was and what I was doing, but for now, until all evidence is reviewed etc, I'll keep you in suspense ; )

Don't forget to join my good friends Jason and Bobby on Strange Frequencies Radio tonight as they interview MUFON's Bill Konkolesky. Should be a great show!

Hope everyone is enjoying their October and keeping warm and dry.

Have a howling good day,Haven fans!
-Raven M.

Friday, October 23, 2009

Fortean writer Mac Tonnies has passed away at age 34

This news was just given to me by fellow researcher and dear friend Nick Redfern,who was a very close friend of Mr. Tonnies.
You can read Nick's post here:


Please send Nick your regards ,as he is terribly shaken up and grieving.

All our love to you Nick.

Thursday, October 22, 2009

Patterson's Deathbed Confession

For decades, rumors of fakery have surrounded the Patterson/Gimlin film of a bipedal creature who has affectionately come to be known as "Patty"

Theories and speculations continue to fly in the community, as is typical.
But what is the truth about the supposed hoax?
A deathbed confession by Patterson may have cleared that all up once and for all.

Read all about it at Loren Coleman's CRYPTOMUNDO

Enjoy your day,Haven fans.
-Raven M.

Friday, October 16, 2009

Paranormal vs. Flesh and blood

When discussing cryptids of any kind, the topic of whether or not they are paranormal in nature is sure to enter the conversation at some point, and is often a very heated topic of debate among cryptozoologists and enthusiasts alike.
Many sightings and encounters across the globe mention attributes of these creatures that lend a supernatural feel to the experience, whether intentional or not.
Some are surely misidentifications of known animals, inanimate objects, tricks of lighting or the eye, or just plain hoaxes altogether.
But for those few completely as of yet unexplained encounters, the debate runs hot about the true nature of the beast in question.

Tracks leading to nowhere, entities that seem to walk right out of thin air, some disappearing and reappearing in other areas. The list goes on.
Linda Godfrey wrote about an encounter where a cryptid was seen with only the upper half of its body visible to the eye. Accounts like these leave us with more questions than answers about our world and what inhabits it.

The Ojibwa have a proverb that says : " To find an animal, you must first find its food"
What if there is no food source to be found because there is no food source required for its survival? What then?
One can certainly see the rather confounding dilemma this leaves the serious researcher of cryptids in. With "unknown animals", there isn't a solid referrence point with which to begin the journey of discovery. One has to simply step into the unknown with an ignited passion to know the truth and the fervor to spurn that passion into action.
Science definitely has its place among this work and is a basic foundation with which to conduct investigations, but one should be careful not to pigeonhole themselves into a biased way of thinking.

Many options are out there, but none have eliminated the other as an answer...............................................yet!

I hope everyone is enjoying this beautiful Fall day.

Your Mistress of the Mysterious,
Raven M.


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