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and madness

Calvary Cemetery in Blissville, in today’s post.

– photo by Mitch Waxman

Happened across this extraordinary monument over in Calvary Cemetery the other day. Depicting a weeping angel holding a bouquet of flowers, the top name on the stone is “Anna Genovese.” A bit of research was conducted on the name and year (1932), which unfortunately coincides with the second marriage of gangland leader Vito Genovese to a woman named Anna. 563 more words

New York City

forgotten nether

Saturday – Calvary Cemetery awaits.

– photo by Mitch Waxman

At 12 p.m. on this coming Saturday, I’ll be narrating (humbly) a walking tour of… 659 more words

New York City

unpleasant person

No matter where I go, there I am.

– photo by Mitch Waxman

One has been particularly verbose and vitriolic this week about subjects substantial, which indicates to those who know me that the proverbial process best described in “Brooklynese” as “gettin my shits togetha” has been underway for the last several weeks. 472 more words

New York City

I Leave My Blessing to Everybody

In October I visited Calvary Cemetery in Evanston Illinois.

It was my first trip to the predominantly Irish Catholic cemetery which was consecrated in 1859. 53 more words

Tombstone Tourist

Chicago's Calvary Cemetery

When my Mom and I visited Chicago in June our Airbnb was right next to this amazing cemetery. As cemetery.. enthusiasts, we of course had to stop and check it out. 383 more words


Little Rock Look Back: Alderman Angelo Marre

On September 11, 1842, future Little Rock Alderman Angelo Marre was born in Borzonaca, Italy.  He immigrated to Tennessee with his parents in 1854.

During the Civil War, he served in the Confederate Army. 377 more words


obvious empiricism

Tomorrow – Calvary Cemetery awaits.

– photo by Mitch Waxman

At 11 a.m. tomorrow, I’ll be narrating (humbly) a walking tour of First Calvary Cemetery… 649 more words

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