My name is Shannon Gilmour. I am an indie Christian author
who has survived to tell a story...

To some it is one whopper of a tale, but to me, I can only remain true to my experience. I detail that experience in the book entitled 'Non Existent Entities'.

To read my detailed encounters, order my books at Amazon.

Sunday, December 23, 2012

For what it's worth...

It's easy to dismiss what we do not know. It's even equally as easy to dismiss things that we have seen but normally do not see. I wish I wasn't so complacent, and I have to admit, I still am but no longer do I dismiss the things unexplainable.

The summer of 2008 was when we had frequent visitations on our farm from Sasquatch. The first time we knew that sasquatch was making its rounds to our farm; ( we suspect that we have been visited further back than what we realize. This property has a history of unexplainable encounters with the original owners that date back to the late 70's early 80's.) we did not see anything, but heard the tree whaps to let us know that the creature known as sasquatch was on the move, and moving on our property, not far from where we sat infront of a late March bonfire.

After that encounter, I decided to bait an area and place a camera trap in an area that was close to the fire pit as there was evidence to let us know that we were being watched. Up turned rocks that were heavily embeded in the ground, that no man could possibly dig out on their own without some sort of tool. The evidence was pretty clear, the rocks were beside the hole from where they were from, no tool marks, no dig marks, it was if they were just clutched with finger tips and little strength was used to pull the rocks from their resting position. (These were considerable sized rocks, rocks bigger than a typical sized man's fist, aprox 4x's the size.)

With the bait site frequented, setting up the camera was the next reasonable option, however getting the cuprit on film was no easy task. The conditions have to be just right, and one day, those conditions presented themselves. However, even then the situation was not perfect. The camera took a picture of something,  a figure presumably laying in the grass, but the camera for some reason malfunctioned as it took photos that were highly over exposed. This seemed to be par for the course with us. The camera has taken pictures of squirrel, deer, fox, racoon, skunk, birds, and each time the camera takes stellar photos. When the suspected creature known as Sasquatch comes around; that's when the camera acts up and takes photos that are blurry, over exposed and I've even had the data chip become corrupted for some unknown reason!

With the latest episode of a possible dog abduction freshly out of my mind, I let Daxter out again at about 7:00 pm one August evening. The sun was out and it was a clear sky, warm and little breeze. I was in the the living room watching a t.v program and waited until the commercial to open the door for him. Before that, I could hear him barking and barking. He was determined and I was a bit annoyed because I could hear him through the living room wall that acted as a blocade shutting me in from the outside world. I could hear his bark through the wall and pin point where he was outside. I was annoyed but shrugged his barking off as perhaps he was communicating with a squirrel as I gave little regard to the fact he was at the bait site. Mugs had taught him some bad habits as those two became best friends. Mugs loves to chase squirrels, birds and of all things, butterflies. It is the darndest thing to see this dog with his ears flopping around as he bounds after a butterfly that seems to know its being chased. The little flutter bug will swist and turn about in the air leading Mugs in a playful game of follow the leader.

I went outside to call Daxter a while later after his barking settled down. I walked across the front lawn and again called for the little puppy, but he did not return. I spun around on my heal and called for him in the opposite direction. He came running up to me and started barking. My back was to the treeline where the bait site and camera trap was. This dog was barking at me and wouldn't stop. I tried to settle him down, but realized this dog was not making eye contact with me like usual. He was looking at something behind me. To this day, I don't know WHY I didn't turn around. But I know something was behind me, it was evident the way Daxter was reacting. In my mind, I thought why bother what I'm looking for is never there anyway, so why try to look, I won't find it. I wish I had because at least I would have known.

A few days later I decided to look at the camera photos, and the camera took three pictures and one of them was of the creature Daxter was barking at- that day. I looked at the time stamp and I thought to myself, if I had gone out there sooner, what would I have seen? Then I began to look at the second photo, it was so over exposed I couldn't determine what I was looking at. It wasn't until years later did I see what I needed to see with fresh eyes. I had on camera proof that Sasquatch did take my puppy. However because I was not used to seeing objects or things manefest in such a way I chalked it up to a malfunctioned camera, however I do not believe this is what happened.

The camera took 3 pictures, all within seconds from eachother. The three photos are unexplainable. One photo with nothing in it, and not over exposed. The second being over exposed with a figure in it that is darkened and should be over exposed however not quite. The figure is low and presumably trying to remain hidden, and my dog Daxter is standing closest to the camera looking in the direction of the creature. The third frame is more of the same over exposed picture only now the figure is no longer in the position of where it initially was, and no longer is it darkened. It is closer to the camera, and in the spot where Daxter once stood, who is now on his side, has something clearly covering him. Again, I assumed that the frame was too over exposed to determine that there was anything wrong with my dog. Perhaps he was scared, went to turn and run but tripped over his feet and the camera caught him scrambling to regain his balance.

I no longer believe this is what the picture is trying to suggest. I took a look more closely at the photo and used Paint Shop Pro imaging tool against it, to try to figure out what exactly I was looking at. If the camera was over exposed, like I had assumed, then placing an editing mask on the picture should not show any results.  Meaning that if the camera over exposed a picture that was taken of grass, placing any mask or imaging enhancement to correct color, or contrast should not prove to be effective. The result should not show any image of grass, or any other artifact originally in the picture. Over exposure ruins the negative from any definitive picture quality. However when I manipulated the picture, I was able to determine that the camera was not over exposed naturally. I do not believe that these pictures are caused by over exposure naturally. However I believe that the over exposure was deliberate but unnaturally caused due to an unexplainable trait that sasquatch can express.
The circle at bottom right corner is where Daxter can be seen laying on his side.

If this  picture was caused by natural over exposure, then why can the trees still be seen, why is Daxter only partially over exposed? It is because I believe the camera caught Sasquatch doing what it does best, hiding in plain sight.  I believe the camera took a picture of a moment of abduction.
I believe this shows how sasquatch is able to leave the scene of a crime leaving no trace.
I went back to this area and again, I did not find any signs of foot prints or any sort of trail leading up to this 'attack'.  I could not find any wear pattern, trampled down grass from a creature scurrying up to my dog. Again, had this creature moved in a way that my dog could see it coming after him, any animal would have ran from its pursuer. How then was my dog able to get caught? Because of the secretive nature of sasquatch science is trying to deny.

Picture of darkened figure with Daxter in the bottom right corner.
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Enhancement of darkened figure. If this was 'over exposed' enhancement should not turn up any detail.



Enlarged figure from original photo.
lighened and contrast manipulated of enhanced (enlarged) photos

Regardless of what you may think, or are yet ready to believe. Logic and common sense suggests that these pictures could show a natural phenomenon to sasquatch that we are not yet ready to accept. This I cannot deny because my original sighting was not a conventional sighting and for me, these pictures prove not deny my initial encounter. For me these pictures also show a possible conclusion as to how sasquatch could possibly get away with abduction as David Paulides suggests. Again out of respect for the victims, David will not suggest publicly that sasquatch is to blame. He is open to the possibility. I however out of respect for the victims of sasquatch will voice my sightings and what I know about these creatures, unexplainable or not in order to help bring mounting evidence to a difinitive conclusion. It's time the victims were given a voice. These pictures are to help them in bringing their victimization to an end. DO NOT CIRCULATE THESE PHOTOS! I AM NOT POSTING THEM TO EVOKE CURIOSITY.

Saturday, December 22, 2012

Sasquatch makes an introduction...

It's easy to not believe what we don't understand. Just when we have jumped over the hurdle of understanding that Sasquatch is not an animal, the stories that become known to us seem too bizzare to be real.

Once you begin to understand for yourself what Sasquatch is not, and that window of belief narrows, the possibilities of what Sasquatch truly is, widens. If you belive that Sasquatch is no longer an animal, that does not give you the right to close your mind off to any unnatural abilities that these creatures possibly could have.

It seems to fanciful to think that sasquatch could be taking our loved ones out of the blue. The forests are one place where we should feel safe, aside from the natural predators, but we have been educated on what to look for and how to read the signs of predictability in the wild animals. We know how to keep ourselves relatively safe when out in the woods. However there is nothing that can educate us on how to keep ourselves safe from sasquatch.

Sasquatch is as Sasquatch does

It's true, Sasquatch for most, is what it appears to be, an animal. However one should be careful not to jump to any conclusions that solidify the idea that that is all that they are. The aspects of elusiveness and secrecy alone tells us that we are dealing with a creature that is more methodical and diabolical in nature than what was once previously thought.

I cannot tell you how many times I have heard people express to me 'Sasquatch are more timid of you. They are shy and not easily provoked because they'd sooner run away from you than to chase you.' Really? Seriously?

That has not been my experience nor the experience of those who are brave enough to share their stories. The capabilities of Sasquatch are down played for a reason as they (meaning Sasquatch)purposefully do not show consistent acts of agression for a reason. 

Friday, December 21, 2012

The reality is , what is unbelievable might very well be true

Secrecy is defined as being the state or condition of something that remains hidden, secret or concealed. While this is not the typical definition to describe Sasquatch, a more apropos meaning would suggest that this creature is elusive and evasive in nature more than it is secretive. However, one cannot ignore that together, both the elusive and secretive natures combined, give sasquatch a prowess that places this creature beyond any skill level of a mere wild animal or human.

 The element of suprise hidden behind the shadow of secrecy helps us to understand the deliberate behavioral traits of each predator in each of the missing persons cases. It is erroneous to assume that one individual or even a few are responsible for all the abductions especially without making at least one or a few mistakes leading law enforcement to successful outcomes. It is also equally erroneous to suggest that wild life is responsible for each and every single situation. The secrecy and elusiveness  alone puts away any suggestion that wild animals could be involved, because those two elements are out of the instinctual characterization of how wild animals behave.

Thursday, December 20, 2012

The reality is, all is not as it seems

David Paulides makes it known that he does not suggest that Sasquatch has anything to do with the missing persons in and around provincial parks. This is left up to the reader to determine for themselves, but I have to caution, the evidence is not just merely speculation. David Paulides makes a good case to steer the reader's attention in the direction of the unknown possibilities, and allows the evidence to make the determined factual reasoning that can only conclude one thing; that Sasquatch abductions are a very strong possibility.

However, there is still one element that remains missing in David Paulides investigations and without this one question answered, all these cases will remain shrouded in mystery. You cannot solve a case to its conclusion without having a motive. In order to understand why one needs to understand who they are dealing with.

Wednesday, December 19, 2012

The reality is...

Have you heard the latest? Sasquatch eats our children. This was a sobering realization as I listened to interviews of David Paulides, a former police investigator who has researched extensively into countless UNSOLVED missing person cases in and around forested areas. Mr. Paulides is a bigfoot researcher who is not new to the writing scene nor is he an arm chair sasquatch enthusiast. He formed the North America Bigfoot Search (NABS) website in 2004 which is a site that documents sightings as well acts as an educational source to help educate the public on all things sasquatch. ( 

Saturday, November 24, 2012

It's official

Melba Ketchum has just made an online announcement about the DNA findings of sasquatch. This has been something the public has been waiting over a year for and FINALLY.

But as you sigh your sigh of relief, don't get too comfy because the DNA results are NOT so cut and dry. From my understanding of layman's genetics, it appears to be that Sasquatch is a hybrid human.

What does this mean exactly? Well in a nutshell it means that although Sasquatch carries human DNA, it is not exclusively homosapien.

Here's a link to the press release:

So what is it? Well if you don't like technical scientific mumbo jumbo then what you missed out in reading the article is that Sasquatch is a genetic mix of human, non human and non primate.( oh and non archaic human DNA type. Non archaic means not very old, but just how 'old' the human dna is, we don't know- yet. )

There's more to come from Melba, and I am trying to restrain myself on further comment. I would like to mention that not only in her press release did she state what Sasquatch is through scientific method, but she also casually slips in that sasquatch should be known as an indigenous peoples.

Her agenda is quite clear; to bring these creatures out into the 'open' and to gain them 'protected' status. I will reserve further comment on this subject until more information is made public as I do want to be fair and objective. I'm hoping that Melba's personal and professional insights and beliefs have changed even just a little and at least tip toe on the side of caution and not around it.

Monday, November 12, 2012

The Old has become new

This is not a new blog. Saskencounters has been around since 2009.  I guess in a strange way, this blog has become new because it brings a new perspective; a shifting  paradigm in what we call reality.

I used to use this blog in a way to post my encounters, and sasquatch visits, my near hits and most often the case; misses. I was so complacent, so green and niave and alone. With no one really to talk to, and trying hard to dismiss what I had initially experienced, as much as I thought this creature was caught in the reality of life and somewhere in between; I too was caught. I was trapped within the boundaries of what was being dictated, and what I in my heart knew and what my eyes had seen.

It wasn't an easy decision to take down everything and begin again. It;s a decision I did not make lightly. Thank you for following this blog so far, I hope what I experienced and had to share encouraged you and helped you discover the answers that you needed. I hope that continues, only now we are one step closer, because this blog is going to share with you a truth about Sasquatch that you may not want to hear but it is something that you need to know.

If I had a PhD infront of my name or a doctorate or some kind of certificate on my wall, would those be enough credentials for you to believe me? I carry none of those, and I will never ask you to believe me. I have nothing to prove and nothing to gain. I speak in the best interest not of sasquatch but yours, as a people's advocate. That doesn't make me an expert, not even a self appointed one, I have no credentials because I don't need any. My word is my bond, and sure I make mistakes but I have no agenda in this, I want no money, no fame, and I do not want noteriety. I don't want you to believe my truth as I percieve it. I want you to believe the truth as your understanding reveals it to you. I want you to see the truth for what it really is, because knowledge is power and the more you know the less you will live in fear.

Fear doesn't mean running in terror. Fear can also mean doubt. To live in fear can mean to doubt your senses, what you think you know as opposed to what you do know as opposed to what you should or shouldn't know.

I hate, absolutely hate being lied to, and I like to make my own decisions. That is the reason for this newly revamped blog, so that you can make informed decisions with the truth as best revealed because some people want this truth to remain hidden; so that we can be better manipulated and controlled. Fear is a wonderful motivator as it has many faces...

Sunday, November 4, 2012

A new beginning

Since discovering what sasquatch is as opposed to what I wanted it to be, as opposed to what it isn't, I've decided to offer something a bit different.

In truth, I want sasquatch gone, I wish I had never stumbled on the experience. Oh don't get me wrong, I truly am thankful, but knowing what I know now, it has put me in a higher standing than what I would like to be.

I'm not talking about celebrity status, I am not a celebrity. Eventhough this has gained me a bit of noteriety and attention, I will never consider myself a celebrity, because I did not come out with the information to get myself noticed. What I mean is that once you know you have an obligation to share with others what you know, and what I know isn't always believed.

I am a patient person and I get the fact that we all have to come to our own personal understanding of things, but the information I know came to me under the pretence of secrecy.