However you choose to give thanks this week, take a moment to give a grateful thought to Sarah Josepha Hale. Hale, the editor of Godey’s Lady’s Book… 197 more words
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I did a little bit of everything this weekend. I made some of the notebooks I create out of old VHS boxes; I went to my 30th high school reunion; I led a chilly but fun tour at Laurel Hill Cemetery; I watched the American Music Awards and wrote a Top Ten Performances list from it that is now posted on the… 159 more words
The lattice of coincidence has been working overtime since Wednesday evening. This is a little mystifying to me, but in a seriously enjoyable way.
Toward the beginning of last Wednesday evening’s flashlight tour at Laurel Hill Cemetery, I met a woman whose great-great-great grandfather was Thomas Ustick Walter, a well-known 19th century architect who was responsible for many classic designs, including the United States Capitol dome. 157 more words
I have met several fascinating people during the time I have spent as a Laurel Hill Cemetery tour guide. The most obvious examples of this are the other Laurel Hill guides. 190 more words