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The Taphophilic Transformation of a Tender Tot

by Chris Raymond

“Ew, why would you go for a walk in a cemetery?” Ignorant Teen exclaimed.

“Cemeteries are peaceful, interesting places,” Patient Mom explained. 1,234 more words

Cemetery Essay

The Visitor

Amanda Stevens is one of my favorite authors. March 29, her new book in the Graveyard Queen series, The Visitor,  is due for release. Because of devastating circumstances, it has been a long time between books. 244 more words

Books

Taphophilia...it's a word.

Most people have a few traditions that they observe when they cerebrate the day they were born. They might be cultural, or personal, or just plain kooky. 716 more words

Goth

Popular Raleigh chef calls out thief on social media

RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) – A popular local chef is outraged after someone broke into one of her facilities and stole a hard-wood cooker.

Ashley Christensen, the owner of Poole’s Diner, Beasley’s Chicken + Honey and many other Raleigh establishments, took to social media to call out the thief or thieves who stole her cooker. 123 more words

News

Sheep Labor

Visited an old cemetery outside of Philadelphia this weekend…. and passed about 100 others. This area is a taphophile’s paradise!  The reason we actually visited this one is that the lawn is maintained by three sheep, and why wouldn’t you go to a cemetery that has sheep!  30 more words

Photography

A Factfile for a Taphophile: Grizzly Victorian Fun Facts Part 1

by Christina

I learned a new word this week. My friend Patrick taught it to me. Taphophile means ‘someone who is interested in gravestones, funerals, epitaphs and cemeteries’ and I think that describes us here at Cemetery Club quite well. 892 more words

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