Cemetery near Grover, Colorado, USA

This cemetery is virtually unmarked and sits next to an oil pipeline.  Typical rural Colorado.  We found it at a crossroads while visiting the Pawnee National Grasslands: junction of county roads 105 and 100 outside of Keota, Colorado.  Thanks to my electing to be tracked by my iPhone, I used the geotag data to find…

Almost Midnight in Salem, Massachusetts, USA

You never know what you might see wandering around Salem! These stones are in front of St Peter’s Episcopal Church in Salem, Massachusetts. The title of this blog post is a reference to the Nancy Drew computer game, Midnight in Salem, which was released in December 2019, and as of April 2020 I have yet to…

Riverview Cemetery, Trenton, New Jersey, USA

I have read about, written about, and studied aerial photography of this cemetery for…let’s see, I’ve been writing a novel for almost 14 years and I probably changed the setting to be geographically accurate maybe 10 years ago.  I know, I know, coming up on double jubilee years, just set it loose already, writer! After…

Woodlawn Cemetery, Concord (Penacook), New Hampshire, USA

Long time, no blog!  In 2019, I visited approximately 4 cemeteries, 2 of which were in New England.  2018 was another year of double house moves, and 2019 was dreadfully unpleasant. In 2019, my first world problems included living in New Hampshire and dealing with “New England nice.”  On the upside, I was closer to…

Family Plot – Wildwood Cemetery, Wilmington, MA, USA

Your taphophilic correspondent attended a rather important family funeral in April 2018. I caught a glimpse of a super neat gold-coloured sarcophagus lid at the gravesite but was respectfully keeping my phone put away. One of the most poignant moments of the day was watching the hearse do a K-turn in the cul-de-sac of my…