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Kilmood & Ballybunden

Today’s townland has a double name: Kilmood and Ballybunden.  The townland is situated in County Down, between Ballygowan and Killinchy.

According to the PLACENAMESNI website… 205 more words


Owl Stone (part 2)

It is a very wet Tuesday when I meet Paul at the churchyard. He peers hard at the plot, thoughtful about how to set Lynda’s memorial stone to its best advantage. 842 more words

The Innkeeper's Grave

Why yes, Kemmons Wilson, the founder of Holiday Inn, loved the logo so much he had it engraved on his tombstone. Why wouldn’t he?

Best Of The Dead

Little Lambs of Innisfail

Was cleaning up a thumb drive of old photographs from my camera. (Yes, you know those archaic photography devices that eventually were replaced by our cellular phones?). 250 more words

The Graveyard Rabbit Of Alberta

Gravestone Preservation

Last summer we were able to begin our process of restoring the many broken stones in the Whately cemeteries. With our first installment of CPA funds and a Civil War grant from the state we were able to repair 97 stones!   58 more words