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Is the Internet Even Worth Two Cents?

Today was a case of “Don’t believe even 2 cents worth of what ya read on the internet.”

Beautiful day out today, tho not really a September day.  312 more words

Original Photography

Sign of the Cross

It was a beautiful day when I took this photo. Rain was brewing and the wind was picking up. The sounds of the insects buzzing became background noise as I hunted for an ancestral gravesite. 24 more words

For as long as I can remember I have been totally creeped out at the thought of cemeteries and my body being buried.  My family has a generational tradition of placing flowers on family member’s gravestones each Memorial Day.   375 more words


Adventure #5: Glen Haven, Aral, & Jacktown

We survived the night in our seedy motel, which was all that was available in Traverse City on Labor Day weekend, and headed west, deeper into the Leelanau Peninsula.   907 more words

Ghost Towns

EHOD 2017

Yet another weekend of exploring Northern Ireland’s heritage for free!

Every year the European Heritage Open Days opens up historical places and spaces allowing visitors a glimpse into buildings that are not usually open to the public.   1,005 more words


Sunnyside Cemetery on Central Street

As the town grew and burial space in the older cemeteries became limited, the need for Sunnyside Cemetery arose.  According to the incorporation papers the legal name of this yard is ‘The Hudson Cemetery”.   531 more words

Death Salon Seattle

It’s taken me all week to decompress from my jam-packed weekend in Seattle. This was the seventh Death Salon (the third I’ve attended) and I met so many amazing, curious — dare I say morbid — people from around the country.   850 more words

Morbid Adventure