Tag Archives: Wish You Were Here

Wish You Were Here at Barnes & Noble

This coming Saturday afternoon — July 29 from 1 pm to 4 — I’ll be signing the updated new edition of Wish You Were Here in Flint, Michigan. Even if you’re not into casually visiting cemeteries, come support my favorite Barnes & … Continue reading

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Death’s Garden: The Original Catacomb

On our last morning in Rome, Mason and I wandered around the Piazza Venezia, trying to find the Archaeobus that would take us out to the Appian Way. I was sick with a cold I’d picked up in the Vatican … Continue reading

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How does Weather affect cemeteries?

As #Stormageddon hits San Francisco (well, and Northern California, Oregon, etc.) this morning, I am reminded of an interview I did with one of the stringers for the Weather Channel.  She had some questions about how weather affects cemeteries. Her … Continue reading

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Cemetery Travel everywhere!

October is the time when people’s thoughts turn to cemeteries.  I’ve been chatting with anyone who will listen about why everyone should visit graveyards, whether on vacation or in their own hometowns.  I thought I would collect up all the links … Continue reading

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Win a copy of Wish You Were Here on Pinterest

Do you use Pinterest?  I’ve got a cemetery pinboard where I collect up images that may inspire their own Cemetery of the Week sometime.  I try to follow every cemetery board I come across, just in case something catches my … Continue reading

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