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A Strange Case of Taphophilia

I’ve been thinking lately about how would I label my cemetery obsession. A post on A Grave Interest inspired the question. Joy chooses to call herself a tombstone tourist, after Scott Stanton’s book about visiting the graves of musicians. Joy … Continue reading

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Real Simple recommends a visit to the graveyard

The July 2011 issue of Real Simple magazine contains an article about the mental and physical benefits of silence.  Its sidebar lists “Places Where It’s Still Quiet.” #5 on the list (after “obscure museums” and “special collection rooms in the … Continue reading

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