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On this afternoon,

I stand in sad remembrance

grave side

Eulogies stir memories,

encapsulate a full life,

prompt questions

too late to be asked

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Ringing the bell for liberty

The grave of William Hurry who rang the bell to proclaim liberty, 1776. This is found in Old Pine Street Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Philadelphia.


Grave Thursday: John Somerset Leaman

Each week we are highlighting the final resting place of someone related to the Lincoln assassination story. It may be the grave of someone whose name looms large in assassination literature, like a conspirator, or the grave of one of the many minor characters who crossed paths with history. 1,427 more words


Baseball's General

At what point, in our society, does rumor become legend? Where does guess become story, story become myth, and myth become “truth?” It’s a question that doesn’t necessarily have an answer, and yet it’s one that comes up time and time again in our world. 1,983 more words



The evergreen leaves of the ivy represent immortality, undying affection and abiding memory.

Images of the fruit on the vine (grapes and leaves) represent the Christian faith and is symbolic of the blood of Jesus and the Sacraments.


Symbols Found on Gravestones (Headstones)

I was on FaceBook and saw a posting with a web site for Headstone symbols. I had seen a similar web site before and thought I would find it and include it on the FaceBook page. 146 more words