Monthly Archives: October 2015

Death’s Garden: The Sacred Heart

by Robert Holt Born with great gusto and dying in the early hours, the life of a party ends when the host announces she is going to bed but that everyone is welcome to stay. Nobody ever stays, except the … Continue reading

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Death’s Garden: Toasting a Ghost in Northern Ireland

by Anne Born Have you ever gone on a quest? Have you looked for your own Holy Grail? Sometimes it’s tracking down the third book in a series or another copy of a book you loaned out but never got … Continue reading

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Death’s Garden: Jacksonville Cemetery

by Stacey Graham Jacksonville, Oregon was a dirty little rut. Miners swarmed the hills looking for gold hidden in creekbeds and left it destitute of honor, beauty, and respectability. Once gold was pulled from Rich Gulch in 1851, Jacksonville blossomed, … Continue reading

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The Most Beautiful Cemetery Book in my Collection

Pere Lachaise by Mark Ballogg My rating: 4 of 5 stars UPDATE: You can order the book directly from Mark now: http://www.balloggphoto.com/pere-lachaise-book.php I own many, many cemetery books. This is the most beautiful of all of them. Mark Ballogg’s photography is … Continue reading

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Death’s Garden: Crossed Fingers

by Jo Nell Huff “Cemetery! Cross your fingers!” The admonition floats to the surface of my consciousness like the command of an angel as I see the cemetery ahead on the left. The child within me obediently crosses the middle … Continue reading

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