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Glenwood Cemetery, Houston, TX  Oct. 2015

Glenwood Cemetery, Houston, TX Oct. 2015

Go confidently in the direction of your dreams.  Live the life you have imagined.  - Henry David Thoreau

re-thinking Thoreau

Henry David Thoreau walked the earth gently from July 1817 - He lies in Sleepy Hollow Cemetery in Concord Mass., alongside Hawthorne and Emerson. Before he died Thoreau exclaimed: “Now comes good sailing!

Dancing with Death...Staglieno Cemetary, Genoa, Italy.  5 by JJKDC, via Flickr

"Dancing with Death" statue – Staglieno Cemetery, Genoa, Italy.

A HaUnTiNG iN CeDaR CiTy - CHiLLiNg!!! I heard this story recently, and wanted to know if it was true. My friend Lisa and I spent an afternoon wandering around the Cedar City Cemetery looking for this haunted headstone. We spent an hour looking at headstones when much to our surprise the cemetery had an inf

A Haunting in Cedar City - Chilling! I heard this story recently, and wanted to know if it was true. My friend Lisa and I spent an afternoon wandering around the Cedar City Cemetery looking for this haunted headstone.

Headdress with leaf-shaped ornaments, 2600–2500 b.c.; Early Dynastic period IIIa; Sumerian style  Excavated at “King’s Grave,” Ur, Mesopotamia  Gold, lapis lazuli, carnelian.   From The Ancient World

Headdress with leaf-shaped ornaments, B. Sumerian style Excavated at “King’s Grave,” Ur, Mesopotamia

Sarcophagus and lid with husband and wife Italic, Etruscan, Late Classical or Early Hellenistic Period, 350–300 B.C.E.

Sculpted sarcophagus and lid of husband and wife; The sarcophagus is inscribed for Thanchvil Tarnai and her husband Larth Tetnies, son of Arnth Tetnies and Ramtha Vishnai.

Boot Hill cemetary in Tombstone Arizona.  Interesting place.  The brochure tells who is buried there and how they died.

"Here lies George Johnson hanged by mistake He was right we was wrong, but we strung him up and now he's gone" Boothill Graveyard,Tombstone, AZ Did the old cowboys have a sense of humor?

Highgate Cemetery - Stylish to the end by Rolf F., via Flickr

Highgate Cemetery - Stylish to the end Highgate Cemetery (East), London, UK.where I developed my love of epic graveyard expeditions.

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