In an unprepossessing Catholic cemetery in Falls Church: A faithful replica of a famous Celtic cross in Monasterboice, IRE.
A lapidary version of the shortest sad story ever told.
Several attractive and interesting monuments on the theme of ships culminating in an astounding baroque performance by Hans Schuler in Arlington National Cemetery.
Stephen G. Venets cross, Oakwood Cemetery, Falls Church, VA. Photo: author. The Venets cross was at a quite fresh burial. I suspected it was temporary until a stone monument could arrive. The visible deformation of the wood by the mallet and the chisel strokes of the name are nice touches. Sort of “old west.” Daniel […]