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Meet Mina

Mina Stinson Crandon  Medium  1888 - 1941

Mina, was more commonly known by the name Margery.  
The wife of  L.R.G. Crandon (Harvard professor), Margery was known to be a reliable physical medium.  In the early days of the spiritualist movement, Margery would go into a trance to communicate with souls that were no longer of this plane.  While her body was was in a state of unconscious exstacy, a phenomenon known as ectoplasm would form from her physical self.
Ectoplasm is a believed supernatural viscous substance which exudes from the body (of a medium) during spiritualistic trance and forms for the manifestation of spirits.
Mrs. Crandon's spirit control was said to be that of her decease brother, Walter Stinson who would deliver messages with a racy tone!

Margery along with her husband traveled to Europe where she would astound doctor and metapsychics Geley, physiologist Richet, and parapsychologist Harry Price. In order to test her, to exclude the possibility of ventriloquism, the Marge…
A little excerpt from where I've been hiding:

'Destruction, extinction and oblivion scream through media headlines.  Loss knows no boundaries and tugs at the coattails of life.

If I know anything about life, or in the here after or about what it entails, I am certain of this: the curtains of Death don’t discriminate.  They come to call at any whim, at any time and leave no parting gift more tangible than a headstone or urn.  Death releases, greases and ejects all at once making it the most sexual of non-sexual acts while escaping the physical realm.'
My loves, I've created a life that I truly love living.
Truly.   Working on this film, meeting such amazing people
and traveling to exotically historic cities has lit me up
in places that I thought weren't possible.
And it's confession time -  I haven't been writing my blog because my hands and words have been committed to a memoir of sorts.  It's been a great learning experience that I've only just begun.  I…