Mt Comfort Cemetery, Alexandria, VA

Despite having moved home base to Gaithersburg, by August, I made new friends scattered across the DMV. Omega Maverick and I met up in Alexandria because it was equidistant for us to convene. We examined these tombstones before getting kicked out at dusk. How Goth. Clicky for the slideshow. Advertisements

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…

Update, New Home Blog

No, dear readers, I have not forgotten about you.  Gone but not forgotten…that was a great web forum to see pics of other people trespassing in creepy abandoned buildings, navigating only by the light of their flashlights.  Artist Rob Dobi does that sort of work (and he also designs kickass t-shirts, such as the nail in…

Ball’s Bluff National Cemetery, Leesburg, VA

Dear ones, Good frickin’ goth, I have sat on these photos for over two weeks (and the mud’s still not come off my skelly boots).  Terribly sorry.  My thesis is at the binder’s, so I have no excuses for neglecting creative work. After an acquaintance described Leesburg to me, I figured it might be a…

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…