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Negotiating with Life

Perchance, it is my turn to stare out the window…

and,

negotiate life.

I have changed rooms so many times,

still nothing seems quite right. 97 more words

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9 Weird and Wonderful Facts About Death and Funeral Practice

CULTURE

Your ancestors may have shared a coffin.

By Yvonne Inall / The Conversation

December 29, 2016

Photo Credit: SHUTTERSTOCK.COM

It might not be something you want to think about very often, but it turns out that the way we treat our dead in the modern age is heavily influenced by the way our ancestors treated theirs. 831 more words

Art And Humanities

John Whittome The Millwright & Miller

This headstone in Hilgay Churchyard, Norfolk, jumped straight out at me when I walk around the corner of the church, I have never seen one like it before.   267 more words

Photographs

blosslyn reblogged this on Echoes of the Past and commented:

I thought I would reblog this post from 2014 to go with my recent one on windmill headstones.

Tombstone Tuesday: Bertie Mae Cunningham Wynn

It’s a busy time of year so we’ll keep this one short and sweet. That and I don’t have a lot of information about Bertie Cunningham, the second daughter of Aaron Cunningham and his first wife Minerva Montgomery. 240 more words

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History of Wakefield's Old Burying Ground

by Nancy Bertrand

Wakefield was first settled beginning in 1639 when a group of colonists from Lynn sought permission to establish an ‘inland plantation’ called Lynn End or Lynn Village.  1,530 more words

History Of Wakefield, MA

Tombstone Tuesday: Eldora Jewell Cunningham

John Valentine Cunningham had three beautiful daughters. Here is his family in about 1895:

Our subject today is Eldora Jewell Cunningham, the second oldest in the family. 914 more words

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Tombstone Tuesday: Thomas J. Cunningham

I don’t have a lot of information on Thomas J. Cunningham, but the condition of his obituary led me to choose him as our subject today. 534 more words

Tombstone Tuesday