Monthly Archives: September 2012

Weekly Photo Challenge: Everyday Life

Not a lovely photo, this week, but the prompt called for a picture of normal people doing something they normally do.  In this case, I consider these extraordinary people, but they’re doing something they consider their calling, so it’s ordinary … Continue reading

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The Sunshine Award!

First off, I want to thank The Penniless Traveler for the nomination for the Sunshine Award. This is my first blog award! I’m touched that someone enjoys Cemetery Travel that much, especially someone whose blog is so much fun.  I’m … Continue reading

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Cemetery of the Week #75: St. Paul’s Chapel churchyard

Saint Paul’s Protestant Episcopal Churchyard and Vaults 209 Broadway New York, New York 10007 Telephone: (212) 233-4164 Founded: 1766 Size: a small city block Number of interments: approximately 1000 Open: Monday to Friday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday 10 … Continue reading

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A Good Guide to the Cemeteries of New York

Permanent New Yorkers: A Biographical Guide to the Cemeteries of New York by Judi Culbertson My rating: 4 of 5 stars This was the second of Culbertson and Randall’s “Permanent” series, exploring the permanent residents of Paris, California, Italy, and … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Near and Far

The challenge for this week is to show perspective.  I like this photo because it captures both proximity and distance, but also spans time from the colonial graveyard to 21st-century Manhattan outside the cemetery gates. I took this photo on … Continue reading

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