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The graveyard conversation

Dressed in pair of ripped up jeans, Uggs, and a beige sweater, she stood at the gate of the cemetery with a small bouquet of carnations in her arm. 485 more words

Finding Closure: How a Gravestone Helped Me Say Goodbye

Just by chance, the grave plots my parents purchased happen to be near my home, so it only made sense that after my father’s death that I would be the one to drive to the cemetery to meet the funeral home’s representative to determine the exact location of their plots. 605 more words


Tombstone Tuesday: Mathias and Elizabeth (Hoffman) Noehl

At the tail end of the nineteenth century, two German immigrants made the decision to forge their lives together in America. Mathias Noehl was born to Michel and Magdelena (Hoffman) Noehl on 22 April 1868 in the village of Holsthum, Germany,1 and Elizabeth Hoffman was born to Mathias and Anna (Marbach) Hoffman on 16 September 1869 in the neighboring village of Prümzurlay.2 They never met as children, and both made their own ways to America, Mathias in 1886 and Elizabeth in 1890.3… 540 more words

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Blogmas/31 Day Drawing Challenge - Day 7!

Put your music on shuffle and draw for the entirety of whichever song starts playing

Used to do this all the time when I was a bit younger – I’ve definitely missed it! 7 more words


Can't wait to show you...

Ava’s gravestone!    Today we are celebrating Ava Day – our sweet little Birdy’s birthday;  she would have been 2 years old today!  It’s funny when I think about just how different life would be right now if Ava had been born healthy  – or if she had managed to get a heart and was doing well.   238 more words


Decay Over Time Shoot 1/12/14

Place: Brighton

Duration: 12.30 – 17.30 (5 hours)

Top 7 Images From Shoot

Grave of Kansas town's founder found in Missouri

LIBERAL, Kansas (AP) — An amateur historian has solved the old mystery of what happened to the founder of the southwest Kansas town of Liberal. 108 more words