Playing Catch-up: Christ Church Episcopal Cemetery, Alexandria, VA

It’s been a while, denizens of the cemeteries…but we always come crawling back. This was an artist’s date after work one Saturday on which I had mid-shift. I walked to the cemetery from my aunt and uncle’s house and my phone died mid-visit (apropos). Visiting at sundown while an historical interpretation tour was going on…

St Mary’s Cemetery, Alexandria, VA

Happy 2012! Finally made it to this cemetery, after an unsuccessful attempt last summer. I wasn’t a fan of the church’s mass offerings (super conservative! Stripey tights were not the way to go!), but I thought their cemetery merited further investigation. Clicky for pictures. Save your Dr. Who jokes. Really. These are not the angels…

Ivy Hill Cemetery, Alexandria, VA

Greetings, fellow taphophiles! Come take a walk with me through Ivy Hill Cemetery in Alexandria, Virginia! I got lost on the way there and ended up on the opposite side of the hill. It was probably one of the creepiest cemeteries I had visited since the sun was setting on a grey day and the…

Alexandria National Cemetery, Alexandria, VA

Alexandria National Cemetery is different from Arlington National Cemetery, just FYI. Alexandria’s cemetery is a much smaller affair than Arlington’s. I cleaned a container that held blueberry pie before I went, hence the pie hands. The cemetery caught my eye after leaving Whole Foods one day, and I held it in mind as a place to visit. Clicky…