Other people’s epitaphs

Headstones at the B'nai Israel Cemetery in Petaluma, California

Every day WordPress sends out topics in hopes it will prompt everyone to blog.  Last month, the well of suggestions was running dry, so they asked for suggestions.  I of course asked a morbid question.

Here’s the original post.  Many bloggers just answered the question in the comments, without actually writing a post of their own.  Others gave the matter real thought.

These are favorite answers to my question “What would you like on your tombstone?”

Going like 50

Lester Joseph



Sometimes one question led to more questions:

Identify with writing

Emotional fitness training

Sometimes you need a website instead of an epitaph:


Sometimes one word summed it all up:


My answer to the question is here.

About Loren Rhoads

I'm co-author of a series about a succubus and her angel. Angelus Rose, the final book, came out in February 2020. I am the editor of Tales for the Camp Fire: An Anthology Benefiting Wildfire Relief. I'm also author of 199 Cemeteries to See Before You Die and Wish You Were Here: Adventures in Cemetery Travel--and a space opera trilogy.
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4 Responses to Other people’s epitaphs

  1. Thank you for including my thoughts. Watch for My Be With Beauty picture series Rocks–cemeteries. Am having trouble at the moment with posting so won’t start that until things get straightened out.


  2. ℛaymond ℳ . says:

    Thank you for putting my post up there! It was my first “real” blog post!!! 😀 I appreciate it!

    (Identify with Writing)


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