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Is the Cemetery Dead?

Is the Cemetery Dead? by David Charles Sloane My rating: 4 of 5 stars I really liked Sloane’s other cemetery book, The Last Great Necessity: Cemeteries in American History. Times have changed since that was written and cemeteries have started … Continue reading

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A Taste of an Interview

Hello! I’ve missed you.  I’ve been swamped in my other life, editing a book of horror stories to benefit survivors of last year’s Camp Fire, the worst natural disaster Northern California has seen.  That book — Tales for the Camp … Continue reading

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Graveyard Field Trips on Wattpad

When I put together my first book of cemetery essays, I had so many essays written that I had to leave some of them out. I tried to be conscious of how many California cemeteries I included, how many times … Continue reading

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Cemetery Travel in San Francisco

The time has come to gather all the San Francisco cemetery pieces spread across Cemetery Travel into one place. These posts served as research for the Laurel Hill Cemetery speech I gave at the Swedish American Hall last night. If you’re … Continue reading

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Louisiana’s Endangered Cemeteries

Fragile Grounds: Louisiana’s Endangered Cemeteries by Jessica H. Schexnayder and Mary H. Manhein My rating: 3 of 5 stars What an important topic for a book about cemeteries! Louisiana loses the an area the size of a football field every half … Continue reading

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