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Rural revelations in country cemeteries

AS A YOUNG GIRL, I remember fearing cemeteries, that place where my paternal grandpa was laid to rest atop a rare prairie hill when I was just nine. 438 more words

Ceremonial Performance

Documentation excerpt

Artists: Weizen Ho, Alan Schacher, Shigeki Sano, Ria Soemardjo, Bianca Reggio, Lauren Townsend;

Video: David Hansen with Jack Warren

Ceremonial Performance was part of the Cowra Civilian Internment Program’s commemorative ceremony for civilian internees buried at the Indonesian grave site at Cowra General Cemetery and the Cowra Japanese War Cemetery on 9 March, 2014. 160 more words

Civilian Internee

Abram Kulp Obituary

from The Sayings, Harrodsburg, Mercer County, Kentucky

Wednesday, March 31, 1897

Abram Kulp, a highly respected member of the Society of Shakers, Pleasant Hill, died Sunday, aged sixty-eight years.  191 more words

Genealogy Ramblings


I went to my aunts funeral the other day .  They are somewhat strange occasions, funerals.  You find yourself juxtaposed with people you might have not seen for years……and may not see again for many more….   261 more words

Adventures in Cemetery Travel

This is reblogged from the Western Legends Publishing blog, where it appeared almost two weeks ago.  I’ve been traveling and blogging from my phone was much more difficult than I expected.   519 more words

Cemetery Essay

The first Vicar reads his own obituary

The Rev. Thomas Smith. (From Sheffield at the Opening of the 20th Century(1900))

The actual obituary of the Rev Thomas Smith mentions that there was a previous, premature, outing for the summing up of his life and career, in the Sheffield Independent. 102 more words


Photos of Paris France

John had to work a few days in Birmingham, UK.  Jack and I flew into Paris and spent those few days looking at monuments, churches, and cemeteries and then took the train to meet John in London.   94 more words