As I had predicted, there was no actual issue, so I'm back to the electrical issue vs. haunting debate.
Now here is where it gets interesting. I checked by blog stats earlier today, and before I logged on, someone did 2 keyword searches that led them to my blog. The keyword searches entered:
ghosts setting off carbon monoxide alarmsI'm hoping that one of my previous readers, forgetting the name of my blog but remembering that I had posted about my ghost's antics, did this search. If so, please let me know. If not, then my ghost is 1) very clever about modern electronics like the laptop and internet, and 2) announcing his presence in ingenious ways.
ghost set off smoke detector
By the way, names submitted so far include:
CosmoI have not settled on any of these, and would welcome more suggestions.
Ely (short for electrical)