Category Archives: Wish You Were Here

Cemeteries featured in Wish You Were Here.

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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Win a Copy of Wish You Were Here

Tell me your favorite graveyard in the comments below and win a paperback copy of Wish You Were Here: Adventures in Cemetery Travel. I’ll pick one winner at random on Halloween. Almost every tourist destination has a graveyard. You go … Continue reading

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Death’s Garden: The Original Catacomb

On our last morning in Rome, Mason and I wandered around the Piazza Venezia, trying to find the Archaeobus that would take us out to the Appian Way. I was sick with a cold I’d picked up in the Vatican … Continue reading

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Morbid Curiosity Book Club selection

Tomorrow — Wednesday, January 27, 2016 — my book of cemetery travel essays will be the topic of discussion at the Morbid Curiosity Book Club in Toronto.  The club meets at the BAKA Cafe Gallery Lounge on 2256 Bloor St West, Toronto, Ontario (map) at 7:30 … Continue reading

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