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Rank and Status Among Neolithic Children

There are some statuses that we are born into, they are innate to us. For example- we cannot control the status of the family that we are born into. 914 more words


Old Graveyards

Like Jessie, I, too, love to go walking around old graveyards, soaking up the atmosphere, the tranquil serenity, the feeling of being surrounded by history. I like to read the names and inscriptions on the old, weathered, lichen-encrusted gravestones. 338 more words


A Walk Among the Dead on Resurrection Sunday

It was not what I expected to do on an Easter Sunday evening.

We had worshiped, feasted and rested. Our hearts and bellies were full with celebration of Christ’s resurrection. 656 more words


History Comes Alive in Chicago's Graveyards

Graveyards of Chicago:
The People, History, Art, and Lore of
Cook County Cemeteries

by Matt Hucke and Ursula Bielski

It is tempting to pick up… 813 more words


Darwin's Sidekick

Cemeteries may seem dismal places; it’s true of course that sad events take place there. However, visits on less traumatic occasions may divulge interesting facts. Many cemeteries are beautiful. 191 more words

Writing And Photography

A Missing Image But Still A Memory

The photographic frame, measuring 3″x5″ sat on the flat surface of the headstone.

It’s a small quiet Catholic cemetery on the edges of the village of Saranac Lake, New York.   516 more words

Holding Onto The Past

Je suis prest - I am ready

Cluny Kirkyard, Aberdeenshire – 19th April 2014

Well here it is, my first post to this blog.  Apologies if you’ve arrived here expecting an Outlander blog but there’s a little something for you in here too.  519 more words