Monthly Archives: December 2013

2013 in review

The stats helper monkeys prepared a 2013 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 33,000 times in 2013. If it were a … Continue reading

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Christmas With The Dead

Originally posted on Nourishing Death:
In Finland the heart of Christmas traditions involve remembering the dead. For hundreds of years Finns held fast to the belief that the dead returned to be with their families at sundown on Christmas Eve.…

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Cemetery Postcards

Today has been crazed and I ended up away from my desk, so no Cemetery of the Week tonight.  Instead, I offer up my latest obsession, my Cemetery Postcards tumblr. Here’s the link: It will collect the postcards I’ve … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Community

One of the things I like best about cemeteries is all that they teach about community.  You can learn what people valued:  Samuel is still a native of Ireland, even though he lived to be 74; Thomas was a Mason. … Continue reading

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Some Love from American Cemetery

Reposted from my other blog, but apropos here too. Copies of Wish You Were Here make great holiday gifts! The Home of Author Loren Rhoads This came in yesterday’s mail: You can find out more information about American Cemetery magazine … Continue reading

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