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St. Joseph Cemetery #1

New Orleans is filled with historic — and atmospheric — old cemeteries!

I wandered around St. Joseph’s Cemetery #1 on Thursday.

And I was particularly amused by the One Way sign peeking over a tomb….

Daily Life

Statehood cartography

June is statehood celebration month for Arkansas, which was admitted to the union as the 25th state on June 15, 1836.

We were truly the Natural State back then, with a scant population dotting the broad expanse inside our freshly decreed borders. 799 more words

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Columns

I.O.O.F. Rocky Mountain Lodge #2 Cemetery

Back in 2015, my family and I took a drive up into the Rocky Mountains of Colorado. As we was driving around Central City, we uncover this old cemetery about 1.25 miles NW of Central City. 47 more words


Returning to Charleston South Carolina

Standing Above the Marina on the Charles River, Charleston S.C.

On a chilly January day, with both wood stoves roaring, my thoughts drift back to a warmer time. 649 more words

Historically Speaking

Thursday Doors

On a recent trip to see my parents I paid a visit to the old graveyard in Haggardstown, County Louth, where many of my ancestors were laid to rest. 163 more words