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Honoring a true Texas Ranger: My great-grandfather

In 2009 I wrote an article for Inside Jersey magazine about my great-grandfather, who had been a Texas Ranger. That article is the property of The Star-Ledger newspaper and parent company Advance Publications, and since I didn’t want to seek their permission to republish, I thought I’d just update the original.

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Mysterious Visitor

I haven’t been to many Halloween parties, especially in recent years, but there’s one that really sticks in my mind. Held in a basement, it went as most do, with the exception of someone’s child crying until my husband took off the clown mask he was wearing. 259 more words

A Churchyard Without a Church: Branch Hill Cemetery

As I did last week, I asked Siri for advice on a nearby cemetery to visit, and she directed me to Branch Hill, just off the Pellissippi Parkway in the Solway community.   393 more words


Project to clean up cemeteries and restore gravestones on both sides of Cyprus

Project to clean up cemeteries and restore gravestones

on both sides of Cyprus

Remembering the dead to mend relations among the living is the novel idea of two young men who were among the recipients of the Stelios Award for Business Co-operation this week. 1,171 more words

North Cyprus

A year in the death of one man: Difficult choices

I have a confession to make. I didn’t want to visit William in the cemetery yesterday, so I wrote about a hole in my sock… 518 more words


What's a cemetery to do when it runs out of space?

If you run out of horizontal space, go vertical. That’s what they’re doing in Israeli cemeteries, according to this story in the Daily Mail. 124 more words


Graceland Cemetery

not to be confused with the cemetery at Graceland where Elvis Aaron Presley rests

4001 North Clark Street, Chicago
Located north of Wrigley Field behind a brick wall at the intersection of Clark and Irving Park Road… 365 more words

Paris For The Holidays