A Hollywood angel

The Rueger monument in Hollywood Cemetery is a nice example of art we sadly no longer see in American cemeteries.

The Liscum monument

An unsung monument in Arlington gets a close look.

Flora!

An informal presentation of some floral shots I’ve taken. No commentary.

The corner problem

The handsome Rouss mausoleum in Mt. Hebron Cemetery in Winchester, VA, is a fine, attentively designed version of a Greek Doric temple (figures 1, 2). Built after Rouss died in 1902, it varies in a dozen ways from the most refined examples of the 5th century, BCE, yet it feels right in a dozen more. […]