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My first Obscura Society cemetery tour

Last month, Annetta Black asked if I’d be interested in arranging tours of local cemeteries for the San Francisco branch of the Obscura Society.  Anything that gets people into graveyards is a good thing, as far as I’m concerned.  I … Continue reading

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Bay Area Cemetery Tours

I spent last year’s Nanowrimo working on a book about the historic cemeteries of the San Francisco Bay Area. I’ve visited a lot of them, but not nearly all, so I made myself a list of places I need to … Continue reading

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Cemetery of the Week #76: Rose Hill Cemetery

Rose Hill Cemetery Black Diamond Mines Regional Preserve 5175 Somersville Road Antioch, California 94509 Telephone: (510) 544-2750 Founded: circa 1865 Size: one acre Number of interments: at least 235 Park/Gate Hours: Always opens at 8 a.m. Closing time varies with the … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Everyday Life

Not a lovely photo, this week, but the prompt called for a picture of normal people doing something they normally do.  In this case, I consider these extraordinary people, but they’re doing something they consider their calling, so it’s ordinary … Continue reading

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