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An unexpected place to find beauty

A recent blog post by uber-popular funeral director Caleb Wilde (author of “Confessions of a Funeral Director”) resonated with me. He writes: “Death sits in paradox. 266 more words


Greenwood Cemetery, Bemidji, Minnesota

This wasn’t the most well-kept cemetery I’ve seen. A guy was mowing while I was there, and it looked like a cut hay field behind his mower. 121 more words


"As state mental institutions close, the final resting places for many patients are forgotten"

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This July 17, 2014 Pittsburgh Post-Gazette article talks about what is happening to the cemeteries that were once part of now closed state hospitals where the remains of patients who lived and died at the hospital were laid to rest. 90 more words


The Hanel reality tour (props to "Seinfeld")

On Wednesday, I met with a book club who had taken a field trip to Waseca to visit cemeteries and graves that I mention in my memoir. 181 more words


The Bold Italic Writing

Here are links to my articles on The Bold Italic. They are both about weird San Francisco history.

The Gutters in Buena Vista Park are Made of Headstones… 6 more words

Red Tricycle