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“David Bowie was off his rocker,

His voice, I found, that of a cocker.

Davy Jones was his name.

When he died, all the same, 348 more words


It may sound very depressing or morbid to but I have never felt that way about them. Even as a youngster I enjoyed walking around them and I have no memory of ever finding them depressing or scary. 294 more words

The Flat Cap

Make Today Count Again

Sometimes a piece of writing sticks. I’m really proud of this post I wrote for life coach Suzie Bichovsky’s blog, so I’ll share it again. 49 more words


Inscriptions From The Flatts

Below are the inscriptions from headstones at the Schuyler Flatts burial ground as compiled and published by Joel Munsell in 1874.  The stones were later removed to the Rural Cemetery and arranged in the rear of General Philip Schuyler’s memorial.  1,341 more words

Albany Rural Cemetery

I found the best epitaph ever in Grand Marais

I like to visit cemeteries when I travel — this is usually the first thing I do once I get some free time. I’ve been to Grand Marais before but have never checked out Poplar Grove Cemetery on Highway 61 until Thursday. 168 more words


Plan Your Epitaph Day

Most of us want to know that our life means something in the overall scheme of life.  As children and adolescents we probably daydreamed about making a meaningful difference in the World. 787 more words

Cultural Highlights

When the Dead Speak: Cemetery Symbolism

When you think of a cemetery, not much comes to mind other than the fact that it is where those we love reside once they pass on to the next life. 1,360 more words

Oakwood Cemetery