Category Archives: Photo Challenges

WordPress’s weekly photo challenge, aka postaweek.

Weekly Photo Challenge: Converge

October was a whirlwind of writing about cemeteries and talking about cemeteries and touring cemeteries.  You can believe I was in heaven. The month started with my speech at the Death Salon about how the graveyards were removed from San Francisco. … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Contrasts

One of the goals of my trip to Japan was to visit the Foreigners’ Cemetery in Yokohama. Because I wasn’t sure what the status of the wifi would be in our air b’n’b apartment,  I did my research beforehand.  I … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Spring

In the spring of 2002, about this time of year, I took one of the best vacations of my life.  My husband Mason and I flew into Boston and rented a car, then we proceeded to visit 17 cemeteries in … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Letters

This headstone caught my eye on Saturday as I toured the Alamo Cemetery. Last week was a rough one, as I dealt with the collapse of my cat Morpheus’s health.  At 17 months old, he’d developed crystals in his bladder … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Abandoned

I had wanted to go to Bodie ever since I first heard of the place.  It’s a Gold Rush ghost town that lingered into the modern era, a place of gambling halls and fancy girls, murders in the street and … Continue reading

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