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…

Mount Moriah Cemetery, Deadwood, SD

This is the first time I’ve refused to go in a cemetery. Passing through Deadwood, South Dakota on the way back to Colorado, we thought the walk up steep Lincoln Avenue would yield a nice chance to stretch our legs and see an historic cemetery.  No, it was $2 to visit Mt. Moriah Cemetery because of…

Brethren Church Cemetery II, Hygiene, Colorado

On another bicycle ride to Hygiene Market and back, TC and I stopped on the other side of the road to see the other half of Brethren Church Cemetery. Photos like this are why I love cemetery visits: “She is not dead/ but sleepeth.” Little Lizzie Lot of dead babies, Freemasons, and Oddfellows–typical of the…

Newton Cemetery, Newton, New Jersey

As you may or may not be able to tell, I am writing this post almost four years after I went to Newton Cemetery.  I went up to the DMV in Newton while home on winter break to get my “you’re legal” 21-year-old, horizontal format, New Jersey drivers license. Figured I’d get in my Artist’s…