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The Last Post

The Last Post is the bugle call played at the burial of a fallen soldier. It is also the title of the first post on this site. 230 more words

Thriller

Find-A-Grave Community Day 2014, Part 1: Fernwood Cemetery

This past Saturday, October 18th, was Find-A-Grave Community Day. I made myself useful and joined the Lansdowne meetup at Fernwood Cemetery in Yeadon. This fine historic cemetery is located just outside of West Philadelphia. 2,167 more words

Genealogy

The Angel and the Girl

This is in answer to the 3 Word Wednesday prompt. The words were Barren, Intense and Worry, which are highlighted in the text. My inspiration for the story was this gravestone which I found in my local churchyard. 1,442 more words

Short Stories

Graveyards and Ghosts and Ghouls .... Oh My!

I heard a truly inspirational lecture yesterday at the Edinburgh College of Art. Jared Taylor, Programme Director for Animation, talked about how to conduct meaningful research when your interests are widely varied and seemingly disconnected. 677 more words

Art

Beyond My Wildest Dreams - Cimetière du Père Lachaise

After navigating the metro maze, I found myself across the street from the Cimetière du Père Lachaise.  It’s above the street with a wall holding up the hill, and blocking most of it from site.   346 more words

Travel