Monthly Archives: July 2012

A Pocket Guide to London’s Cemeteries

London’s Cemeteries by Darren Beach My rating: 4 of 5 stars Despite its pocket size, this is more of an armchair travel book than a take-along guide to cemeteries. It only includes maps to the largest graveyards and most cemeteries … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Purple

Last July, I took my daughter half an hour away from home for a week of pony camp.  She stayed with my friend Kristin’s family, but it was as long as she’d ever been away from home before. I dropped … Continue reading

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A Quickie Guide to the Cemeteries of Seattle

Cemeteries of Seattle (Images of America) by Robin Shannon My rating: 4 of 5 stars A good addition to the Images of America graveyard books. As is typical, the text is circular and no doubt leaves much out, but if … Continue reading

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Cemetery of the Week #69: Seattle’s Lake View Cemetery

Lake View Cemetery 1554 15th Avenue E Seattle, Washington 98112 Telephone: (206) 322-1582 Email: office@lakeviewcemeteryassociation.com Founded: October 16, 1872 Size: 40 acres Number of interments: 17,000 or more Open: 9 a.m. to dusk daily (4:15 in winter, 6 p.m. in … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Inside

The photo prompt for this week is another one that’s tough to illustrate in a cemetery.  I want to write about Seattle’s Lake View Cemetery for tomorrow’s Cemetery of the Week, so I’ll stick close geographically, if not in the … Continue reading

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