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Visiting the Dead

Cemetery in Lyons France
Cemetière de Loyasse, Lyons France

Destination: Cemeteries

Books: Ghosts in the Cemetery and Ghosts in the Cemetery II by Stuart Schneider

FYI: This book was published by Schiffer, the publisher of Quincy Tahoma: The Life and Legacy of a Navajo Artist, which I wrote with Charnell Havens. They gave me a copy for review.

I stop along country roads so that I can visit the dead.  The longer they have been dead the better.  That sounds rather irreverant? But the choice of burial markers and inscriptions hint at stories of whole lives–even regions.  I cannot resist seeing the ghosts of former lives revealed in a cemetery, even while I feel a bit creepy about it. Continue reading Visiting the Dead