Daily Archives: October 23, 2012

My apologies

I’ve just discovered that WordPress is putting ads on my blog without my permission.  I can’t see them myself, so I don’t know how irritating they are or how long they’ve been there. If they’ve bothered you, would you let … Continue reading

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The Evolution of the Death’s Head

Originally, the Puritans in America forbade any decoration on their gravestones.  The earliest markers that still exist show only names and occasionally the death date.  Later, the prohibition eased to the point that ornamentation on gravestones were okay, as long … Continue reading

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