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Yreka: There’s Real Life Beyond the Motels

The Yreka, California chamber of commerce is not going to tell you about this walk. Usually I walk downtown, where everything is closed, except for the bars. 380 more words

Autumn at Mount Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge (2)

It was cold today, the wind howling, the leaves wild, and the Mount Auburn Cemetery crowded with pedestrians and cars and performers and singers and warblers.  119 more words

Ordinary Places

Pinwheels and Tombstones

I have been a lifelong cemetery tourist, seeking out grand historic resting places, as well as obscure little graveyards, in which to wander. In 2012, I took this curious avocation to its next logical step, becoming a certified volunteer tour guide at Laurel Hill Cemetery, a National Historic Landmark in the East Falls neighborhood of Philadelphia. 1,086 more words