A fun memento mori in Maplewood Cemetery in Durham, N.C.
I was astounded to find a Perusine church cite one of my favorites in Rome.
A notorious printing error of the 4-cent Columbian (1893) lives in the Smithsonian’s postal museum.
Thoughts provoked by my parents’ cemetery marker.
Two interesting poems in Rock Creek: one vernacular, one a trusty bit of Tennyson.
Lambert Tree hoped to be known by his fruit!
The Kates monument in Laurel Hill gets us to the name of the quarry that contracted several works discussed here.
The most expensive monument in the cemetery supports the posturings of the Slifer family.
The Hunter cairn is a monument to unintended camp display.
A wondrous trompe l’oeil effect created by the landscape architect of the Conarroe plot in Laurel Hill.