…I heard a noise behind me, when I turned around, I could clearly see the figure of a person, but it was made out of smoke. It was like somehow the smoke of cigarettes had gravitated to that one place in the air and stayed there, making a ghost visible. It didn’t have a face or anything, but it felt like that thing was staring at me and I couldn’t help but stare back. It felt like an eternity, but when it disappeared I check the time and it had been like two minutes. Pretty spooky.
This location with prime real estate in Ballard been vacant with windows boarded up or covered with cardboard for over 15 years. For much of that time it had a red awning that read THE COOKIE CONSPIRACY. I’ve asked many Ballard natives and nobody remembers a cookie shop ever actually being open for business at […]