Posts Tagged ‘gravestone’

The Home of Peace Memorial Park: Los Angeles

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     Sitting just east from Downtown Los Angeles, on the old streetcar route down Whittier Boulevard, is the Home of Peace Memorial Park.      Back when the red cars used to run down Whittier Blvd, there was a dedicated funeral streetcar that could be hired to travel to the cemetery of your choice, as Whittier […]

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Beth Isreal Cemetery: [Part 2] Markers

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Beth Israel is a packed cemetery. Full of concrete and stones. There is no grass, no open green land, this is a cemetery of a city. Where rows of concrete rectangles sit line after line after line. Like neat row houses standing next to each other up a crowded street. There were two things that […]

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Seven Photographs: San Gabriel Cemetery

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Tucked into the residential neighborhood of San Marino, an upscale community in the San Gabriel Valley, 20 miles east of Los Angeles is a cemetery. The cemetery is an accurate reflection of the surrounding homes and streets. Quiet, subdued, some might even call it boring. But there are moments, details, that make it interesting, and […]

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Seven Photographs: Highgate Cemetery in the Snow [Part III]

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Click here to see other photographs from HighGate Cemetery including directions and history.

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Seven Photographs: Highgate Cemetery in the Snow [Part II]

Continue reading Seven Photographs:  Highgate Cemetery in the Snow [Part II]

Click here to see all the photographs from Highgate Cemetery including directions and history.

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Douglas Adams resting at Highgate Cemetery

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I don’t know what to say. I have listened to Mr. Adams read ‘Last Chance to See’ so many times my girlfriend gets annoyed when I quote it verbatim. My Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy books are falling apart because they are my go-to books when my brain hurts. I planned to stand next to […]

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Seven Photographs: Highgate Cemetery in the Snow [Part I]

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     My aunt, knowing that I love cemeteries, told me to visit Highgate Cemetery. I went looking on the web to see what all the fuss was about. I clicked on the Friends of Highgate Cemetery website and looked at the list of famous interns. The first on the list is probably one of my […]

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Eight Photographs: Snow on Brompton Cemetery, London

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     On a snowy walk, between my Aunt’s house on Fulham Palace Road and The Earl’s Court Underground Station, I randomly came across a cemetery.      After wandering about, I looked up a little of its history.      It was created by an act of Parliament in 1840 along with six other cemeteries. At that […]

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6 Photographs: Fulham Palace Road Cemetery in the Snow

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Just down the road from my Aunt’s house in London is the Fulham Palace Road Cemetery. It had stopped snowing for the afternoon, so I went out wandering with my camera. The last time I was at this cemetery, it was not snowing, Click here to see those photographs,

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Six Photographs: Budleigh Salterton Cemetery and Dark Lane with Snow

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In the little town of Budleigh Salterton, on the south coast of England, there is a cemetery. My grandmother is now in that cemetery. The day after the funeral my mother and I stopped by, and I took some photographs. The next day it snowed, so we went back. On the way we drove through […]

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Sierra Madre Pioneer Cemetery

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    I really don’t know why it is that I like cemeteries. Is it because I listened to too much of The Smiths as a teenager? or did I listen to The Smiths because I like cemeteries.      I really don’t know, and it’s not like I haven’t contemplated it. There is something wonderfully depressing and […]

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Slowly

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Nothing exciting has happened in the last few days.  I picked up a cold and spent the last two days curled up doing nothing.  This is in the city of Douglas, Arizona.  Sleepy desert town.  Quiet and pleasant. I will be hitting the Mexico border in an hour or so. Below is a thought from […]

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