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angled planes

Not rodents, the groundling burrowers are instead mammalian and obligate nasal breathers.

– photo by Mitch Waxman

The groundling burrowers have a nearly 360 degree field of vision, with their only blind spot directly in front of them at the tip of their nose. 450 more words

New York City

Bicyclists Dig Up Controversy In Queens With Self-Guided Cemetery Tours

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Along with the people buried in Queens cemeteries, there is also a lot of history and a bicycle tour is sending cyclists to check it out. 284 more words


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