Tag Archives: Cemeteries

Thoughts for Thursday (on Friday): Cemetery Image Problems

This is the followup to my previous Thoughts for Thursday in which I asked you about how a particular cemetery near me can improve its image in the public sphere after a spat of illegal dumping, attempted thievery, and vandalism. … Continue reading

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Thoughts for Thursday: Cemetery Image Problems

Today’s Thoughts for Thursday is on cemetery image problems, and no I don’t mean problems with pictures that you take in a cemetery. Do you know of cemeteries plagued by vandalism, illegal dumping, theft, or worse?  I’m sure that for … Continue reading

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Thoughts For Thursday: Cemetery Trees

This Thoughts for Thursday was inspired by a Facebook post by I think Headstone Haven a while back, which included an article about a centuries-old tree that was going to be cut down to save a headstone. Sorry, I don’t … Continue reading

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Preservation Resolutions

Happy New Year!! I hope everyone had a safe and happy holiday season and a good New Year’s Eve.  Today starts a new year, a new day, and a new start for all of those resolutions we make leading up … Continue reading

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Thoughts for Thursday: Cemetery Supplies

If you’ve been reading my blog for a while, you know that I enjoy historic cemeteries and have attended a restoration workshop, installed headstones for Civil War soldiers, and attended a cemetery cleanup and helped reset stones there.  On December … Continue reading

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Visit a Cemetery Day and Other News

I learned yesterday that tomorrow is the Second Annual “Visit a Cemetery Day” and I had to spread the word.  From what I can tell, the day is promoted by mysendoff.com, International Memorialization Supplier Organization (IMSA), Kates-Boylston Publications and American … Continue reading

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Thoughts for Thursday: Geocaching in Cemeteries

Last week, I asked what your thoughts were on geocaching in cemeteries.  If you didn’t get a chance to read it, you can do so here.  I have no idea where this last week went, making it Thursday already, but … Continue reading

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Thoughts for Thursday

Trying something new today with Thought for Thursday.  It may not appear every week, but semi-regularly at least.  In this feature I’ll pose a question to get you all involved because I love interacting with you all.  It may not … Continue reading

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More on QR Codes in Cemeteries

It’s not often that I feel rather ahead of the curve, but when it comes to at least talking about QR Codes at cemeteries I do.  Although I can find a couple of articles prior to the NBC article I … Continue reading

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A Cemetery Surprise

This is an example of a cemetery exploration that resulted in having a few spare minutes and making another person take me to a cemetery to look around (thanks mom!).  This cemetery is the Quidnessett Memorial Cemetery in North Kingstown, … Continue reading

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