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Memorial Day thoughts

My sister and I visit the cemeteries each year on Memorial Day Weekend. Well, not the weekend, but on Monday. We do this because everyone who decorated the graves before us are all gone. 840 more words

Lowther Mausoleum

The Lowther Mausoleum in the graveyard of St Michael’s Church, Lowther Park near Penrith. A Grade II listed building. Built in 1857 of sandstone for the second Earl of Lonsdale, William Lowther. 14 more words

Lake District

The Ancient Monks of Clonmacnoise

The Monks were there that day. They stood with me in front of High Crosses. They walked with me amid the ruins of the cathedral and round towers. 356 more words

One-word Prompt

George Brown and Anne Hemphill Buried In Maple Grove Cemetery

George Brown, February 28, 1819 – October 30, 1897, aged 78 years, 8 months.  Maple Grove Cemetery, Nicholasville, Jessamine County, Kentucky.

from The History of Jessamine County… 432 more words

Family Stories

May 10 Trivia Rankings

Some fun was had, some questions were posed and a winner was declared. Of course, there was more to it than that. There were four-letter words, Latin elements and a bark lion sentinel dog named Lucky. 101 more words

Tomato Jake's

Secret Garden

I Was Hoping For A Pyramid.”

An epitaph inscribed on a tombstone in New York State. No name. No dates. Simply a single statement obviously decided upon by the witty individual buried in the ground beneath it. 868 more words