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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

Cemeteries

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

Photography

Photos at Pere Lachaise Cemetery, Paris

Jack’s favorite part of the trip to Paris was Pere Lachaise Cemetery. Our apartment was only a few blocks away from a “secret” side entrance and so we went there two mornings in a row. 71 more words

Photography

And This Is Why They Call It Gallaher View

Oh, I’m so terrible.  It’s so nice of everyone not to mention that I claimed I was going to blog every day during Lent.  That didn’t last long.   497 more words

Knoxville

A Visit to the North Burial Ground, Providence

I visited the North Burial Ground in Providence this week for the first time.  This large municipal cemetery holds over 35,000 markers (1) and over 100,000 interments (4).  1,236 more words

Genealogy

Urban Spaces: St. John's Norway Cemetery

Last weekend I had the chance to shoot a roll of film at St John’s Norway Cemetery and Crematorium, a beautiful 160-year-old cemetery near The Beaches. 259 more words

Toronto