Some purple (Italian) prose on these two monuments!
At high magnification the forms of lichens on a tree stump I discovered are fantastic and beautiful.
A ball to the shoulder was the beginning of the end for 1st Lieut. Lyman Nicholson at Gettysburg.
Julius Langbein’s mausoleum makes aggressive claims on his behalf. See a new appendix with additional evidence for social competition among veterans!
Drexel has a handsome neoclassical pile in The Woodlands.
It’s either né and née or natus and nata. Do or do not do: there is no ‘try’.
This is the Dullest mausoleum I’ve ever seen.
The cutter was sent back to fix an imprecision in the Barr monument.
A new appendix to this post explains how and, I think, why the Gerould figure is odd.
A Woodlawn monument to Antonio Fierro offers an opportunity to dig into fascist-communist fighting among Italian Americans in the early 1930s.