Monthly Archives: July 2017

Wish You Were Here at Barnes & Noble

This coming Saturday afternoon — July 29 from 1 pm to 4 — I’ll be signing the updated new edition of Wish You Were Here in Flint, Michigan. Even if you’re not into casually visiting cemeteries, come support my favorite Barnes & … Continue reading

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Cemetery of the Week #155: Waine’e Church Cemetery

Waine’e Church Cemetery Near Waiola Church 535 Waine’e Street Lahaina, Maui, Hawaii 96761 Founded: 1823 Size: an acre or so Number of interments: approximately 200 marked Waine’e (Moving Water) Churchyard, established in 1823, was the first Christian cemetery in the … Continue reading

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Death’s Garden: Lenin’s Mausoleum

by Melodie Bolt In January 1988, I stood in Red Square with thirty American college students watching Lenin’s Honor Guard change. The replacement soldiers exited the Kremlin gate and moved parallel to the Kremlin wall. The duo marched in long … Continue reading

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Death’s Garden: Never Let Your Feet Get Cold

by Carrie Sessarego Tucked in the folds of the foothills of the Sierra Nevadas, near the entrance to Sequoia National Park, there’s a tiny town called Three Rivers, California. My family always went to Three Rivers in the spring or … Continue reading

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Cemetery Travel in Australia

I had the honor of being a guest on Blueprint for Living on Australia’s ABC network last Friday.  We talked about what draws people to cemeteries, what they might find there, and why it’s worth going out of your way … Continue reading

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