Tag Archives: cemetery

Memorial Day Flagging

You may know that I sit on my local historic cemetery commission.  One of the accompanying responsibilities is to flag the headstones of the veterans within the cemeteries.  It’s an honor really. It’s a wonderful feeling to visit these resting … Continue reading

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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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Shouldn’t Miss News of the Week

Here’s some news that I think you shouldn’t miss, hope you enjoy! Tale of Richard III’s skeleton is filled with drama-and it’s not over yet: I’ve discussed the discovery of King Richard III’s skeleton under a parking lot on Shouldn’t … Continue reading

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Shouldn’t Miss News of the Week

Here are five shouldn’t miss news articles from the week, enjoy! Museum exhibitions come to movie theaters: Although I think it’s great that this has been and will open up museum exhibitions to new audiences, much like showing operas at … 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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Shouldn’t Miss News of the Week

Here is news from last week that I think you shouldn’t miss, enjoy! Pre-Viking tunic found on glacier as warming trend aids archaeology:  Glaciers are shrinking, and even if some are still debating the underlying cause(s), there have been some … Continue reading

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Shouldn’t Miss News of the Week

Knight’s Grave Found Under Car Park: A few weeks ago, I shared articles on King Richard III being found under a parking lot in central England.  This time archaeologists have found a knight in Scotland during an excavation of a … Continue reading

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Shouldn’t Miss News of the Week

Here is a quick wrap-up of news that I think you shouldn’t miss. Enjoy! 300-year-old stolen headstone returned to Boston’s Old North Church: I love being able to feature a good news story about a cemetery, all too often cemetery … Continue reading

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Shouldn’t Miss News of the Week

Hello everyone, and thank you for your understanding on my silence after the loss of my dad.  His service was yesterday, so here’s hoping that things will begin to resemble normal soon.  To ease back into an eventual regular posting … 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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