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Ulysses S. Grant Haunts the Willard Hotel

Ghosts of Scary DC Blog 16 Ulysses S. Grant Haunts the Willard Hotel © 2018 by Dr. Philip Ernest Schoenberg, Ghost with a Blog #ghosts In 1962, our family visited Washington, DC for the first time.  It was a happy time for us because we were caught up with the spirit of the New Frontier. …

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No Swan Song for “Bishop” Sims of the Senate Barber Shop

Behind the gold double doors of the Capital is a barber shop. People of prominence are not the only people to stick around after their body has stopped. Sometimes, when the hour is late, people have heard the distinctive, resonant voice drifting melodically from the Senate barbershop. Bishop Simms as he was known would sing as…

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