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Air Force Memorial

Today I was supposed to take a laser-cutting class as my new activity for the month.  But I arrived late, they had started, and I could not join.  252 more words


Tombstone Tuesday ~ Just Because it is Written in Stone...

It is hardly an elaborate, beautiful, or notable tombstone but tonight’s post is not meant to feature some lavish stone with intricate markings or ornate carving.   277 more words

Personal Genealogy

Jonathan Lindley: From Orange County to Orange County (52 Ancestors #08)

I haven’t done any real research on my Lindley line yet.  I suppose I always thought they’re fairly well documented and it will all still be there when I’m ready.   324 more words

Family History

Call of the Dolphins

Yesterday I experienced a coincidence which I have since decided was “a sign”. Yesterday was the anniversary of my Aunt Bonnie’s death from cancer six years ago, a date which is probably remembered by almost every member of my family. 472 more words


RJ's first Gothic Horror Short Story ever written, when I was a Teenage goon, way back in the early 1990's!

     Dusk comes early at this time of the year, as the moonlight slashes its silver radiance upon the freshly snow-covered tombstones. In front of me, the dangling cast iron gates were pried open from unwanted guests long ago. 834 more words

My Artwork

Formulaic insiptions: the gravestone of Fudayl ibn Musa, Nishapur, 10th century

Iranian gravestones are something special. Displaying wonderfully carved inscriptions and decoration, they can be read on various levels: decorative, textual and symbolic. In the case of… 525 more words

Reading Inscription