The time and year was the fall of 1949. My brother John and I were constructing a basketball backboard. The construction required the use of a hammer and saw to work various pieces of lumber required.|
During the construction, after using the hammer I placed same on the ground beside my foot. I then helped John locate some planks for nailing into place. Having done so i reached for the hammer at my foot.
The hammer was not there. Neither John or
I had left our positions of work. John and I both searched for the hammer. No hamme, therefore to finish the task, I went in to the barn and obtained
We continued our task. At one point, John asked me for the hammer. I handed same to him. A few minutes later I needed the hammer and without thinking, reached down by my foot and picked the missing hammer.
Where had it been. Brother John and myself looked at each other, each with a hammer in his hand. We were certainly confused but not necessarily afraid. John does not believe in ghosts, spirits and does not belong to any religious organization.
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