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Community Angry After Tombstones Toppled in Cemetery

EAST UNION TOWNSHIP — More than half a dozen tombstones were knocked over at St. John’s Lutheran Church cemetery in Schuylkill County and police are searching for the vandals. 273 more words


Tombstone Tuesday - May 2, 2017 - Dorothy Hainer May Gildea

Dorothy Hainer was the daughter of Annetja (Hannah) Vollick and Richard (Derek) Hainer.  She was born on April 26, 1784 in Schoharie, New York.  Richard and Annetja (Hannah) Hainer had 9 children; Eve, Dorothy (1784), Mary (1785), Catherine (1785), Cornelia (1790), Chloe (1792), Margaret (1800), Sarah (1801). 89 more words


You cannot read without a tug at your heartstrings an inscription that honors and mourns a Beloved daughter, sister, wife, mother, grandmother, and friend. Or the grave marker of a war veteran who… 572 more words

Zombies of the Old West

I’ve discovered a new talent. I can predict when traffic lights are going to turn red. It’s simple actually. If I’m approaching a light, even if it’s just turned green, it will automatically turn red prior to my vehicle reaching the intersection. 222 more words


Symbol(s) of the Month - the exuberant 18th century symbols of St George's churchyard

It’s often on a winter’s night, just as dusk begins to fall and the lamp lights in St Georges churchyard come up, that  the fine selection of 18th century tombstones are at their best. 2,175 more words

Symbol Of The Month

Paradise Pending

Two paradise shelducks sitting on tombstones caught my eye in the local cemetery.  What an appropriate place to perch.

“Will they, like souls, take off to fly… 6 more words

Christchurch - Central

Initials in a Tree Stump

“Barry Miller.”

“Natalie Thorne.”

The couple stared into each other’s eyes.  The tree beside them, the grass below them, the sky above them; all melted away until there was only Barry and Natalie.  290 more words