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Bloom Where You Are Planted

In the midst of Autumn’s cooler weather, the beautiful chrysanthemum is seen in many suburban gardens, nurseries and retail outlets (potted, gift-wrapped and priced, ready for the plucking. 215 more words


Mass Graves Beneath the Sea

The above image of the battlecruiser H.M.S. Invincible exploding at the Battle of Jutland, was taken from a nearby destroyer. The image is in public domain in the U.S. 149 more words


Miniature Pyramids of Sudan

There is a nice article in Archaeology, the AIA magazine, on the Miniature Pyramids of Sudan, about fieldwork at Sedeinga. Actually, during my first dig season in Sudan back in 2000, I worked at the site with the French mission for one month (after spending the previous month with the Canadian mission at Meroe–see the… 27 more words


New England Graves: "Like as a bubble or the brittle glass."

Prior posts in this series examined specific artists or icons (see, for example, here and here).  Today’s essay looks at the headstones of children and mothers.  758 more words

New England

Calvary Cemetery

Although predominately a Roman Catholic cemetery, all faiths are welcome at Calvary Cemetery. Currently it is the final resting place for roughly 75,000 people including 6,000 people exhumed and moved from the former St. 295 more words

Dayton Ohio

FTF - Alice Sophrena (Tuttle) Elliott

Hey Ya’ll!

As my mom and I were putting the finishing touches on our quickly planned family reunion this past weekend, I began organizing my very messy genealogy binders and came across an old newspaper article I had discovered a couple of years ago. 504 more words