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“Ah, but a man’s reach should exceed his grasp, or what’s a heaven for?”

– Robert Browning

When I first saw this monument, I was driving uphill toward another part of the cemetery.   258 more words


Potters Field Six

This anthology sounds so delightfully creepy, I can’t even begin to tell you. Potters Field Six wants stories about unmarked graves. It doesn’t have to be just about a potter’s field, of course, there are tons of historical mass graves. 36 more words

Sin City Cemeteries: An Analog Annal

The following photos were taken this week using a Polaroid 600 camera and expired film. Locations include Woodlawn Cemetery, Palm Downtown Mortuary and Cemetery, and Palm Eastern Mortuary and Cemetery.


Essentials: "Say Things" - Graves & Coolights

I find myself more fascinated than annoyed by Graves’ and Coolights’ mutation of Brownstone’s 1995 R&B hit “If You Love Me”. It’s similar to the enjoyment I experience watching Tim Burton turn Christmas into something dark without losing its playfulness. 55 more words


Journey Learnings

So, that is my story. What I have learned along this wild ride?

  1. I was probably genetically programmed to develop both Graves Disease and Autoimmune Hepatitis (AIH), but environmental factors (medicines, viruses, etc.) “turned them on”.
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Autoimmune Disease

How Can we Stop this Train?

After the initial shock and mad dash to Google to research things like, “life expectancy with Autoimmune Hepatitis (AIH)”, “liver inflammation”, “liver transplant” and “why me”, I became numb, sad, and angry all at the same time – and anything in between. 352 more words

Autoimmune Disease


Leaving everything behind,
I make my safe escape-
Without facing my demons,
Without awakening my graves.

And though it leaves
A bittersweet taste,
You may call me
A sage.