Tag Archives: Cemetery

At Cypress Lawn this Weekend

This Sunday, September 16, I will show some of my favorite photographs from 199 Cemeteries to See Before You Die at one of my favorite cemeteries in the book, Colma’s Cypress Lawn Memorial Park. Cypress Lawn was founded in the 1890s as … Continue reading

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Graveyard Field Trips

I’ve been working on a collection of my cemetery travel essays and publishing it on Wattpad.  It’s about halfway finished now.  You can read the first eight adventures for free here:  https://www.wattpad.com/story/151274118-graveyard-field-trips-a-memoir Here’s the description of it: Every day aboveground is … Continue reading

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Questions for Cemetery Bloggers

For a while now I’ve been wanting to connect up with other cemetery bloggers.  If you blog about cemeteries, whether occasionally or solely, would you let me interview you? To start with, I’ll need your name, the url for your … Continue reading

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Cemetery Photos from the Library of Congress

Cemeteries by Keith Eggener My rating: 3 of 5 stars I’m not sure why this book is so expensive. Yes, it’s full of black and white photographs, but really, $75? It’s not worth that. Assembled from the Library of Congress’s … Continue reading

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A Walk Through the Past

A Walk through the Past: San Jose’s Oak Hill Memorial Park by Patricia Loomis My rating: 5 of 5 stars California’s oldest secular cemetery is the pioneer burial ground of Northern California’s largest city. The huge cemetery is a lively … Continue reading

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