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Cemetery of the Week #170: Resurrection Cemetery

Resurrection Cemetery 7201 Archer Road Justice, Illinois 60458 (708) 458-4770 Established: 1904 Size: 540 acres Number of interments: approximately 158,000 Open: everyday 8 am to 7 pm   On the outskirts of Chicago, in Justice, Illinois, lies the massive Resurrection … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Free Spirit

We met in 8th grade, when she sat behind me in History class.  We didn’t really become friends until 9th grade, when she noticed I was reading the Star Wars novelization while waiting for my mom to pick me up … Continue reading

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Cemetery of the Week #30: the San Francisco Columbarium

Neptune Society Columbarium 1 Loraine Court San Francisco, CA 94118-4216 Telephone: (415) 771-0717 Founded: 1898 Years of Use: 1898 – present Number of interments: 8500 or so Open: Monday – Friday 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., Saturday and Sunday 10 … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Up

Spectacular stained glass windows adorn the Neptune Society’s San Francisco Columbarium.  I particularly like this one, since it combines regular leaded glass, painting on glass, and glass layered to make special lighting effects. The guardian angel (the larger figure with … Continue reading

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