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Death’s Garden: Tombstone Tales

by Loren Rhoads Just north of Michigan’s lower peninsula lies Mackinac Island, the #1 tourist destination in the state. When I was a kid, my folks took me and my brother up several times to explore the old fort—complete with … Continue reading

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The Most Beautiful Cemeteries on Cemetery Travel

Last week I talked about the Most Morbid Cemeteries on Cemetery Travel. That was a fairly easy list to make.  Today’s list is much more subjective.  In addition to beauty being in the eye of the beholder, it’s also dependent … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Masterpiece

The thing that drew me first to cemeteries was the artwork.  From the six-foot-tall limestone tree trunk in the graveyard near my parents’ house to the angels in Highgate Cemetery, I loved to see the sculpture best of all.  It … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Big

During the last years of the Roman Republic, after Caesar conquered Egypt and vanquished Cleopatra, Egyptiana became the fashion in Rome. Access Rome says, “Numerous pyramids sprouted all over Rome.” I don’t know if that’s true. I do know that the … Continue reading

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Idiosyncratic collection of gravestone photos

Grave Matters by Mark C. Taylor My rating: 3 of 5 stars Mark Taylor opens the book by telling how he discovered he had two siblings who died before he knew them. That leads him to what he calls his … Continue reading

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