Cemeteries at Night and My Pumpkin Mission

  Tonight I simply wanted to log on and tell you about my return trip to Johnnie's grave to retrieve the pumpkin I left for him.  I left a pumpkin at Clara's grave, too. I knew they would be fine for a month or so, but also knew I had the responsibility of going...

Adopting Graves 2013: My Thoughts and a Look Back on a New Tradition

This is the fifth post in a series titled “Adopting Graves”, where I’ve enjoyed sharing my journey of adopting and researching two graves during the autumn season. For previous posts, visit: Adopting Graves: Second Visit with Clara and Johnnie Adopting Graves: A New...

Defining “The Big Séance”

Since The Big Séance has gained quite a few readers in the last few months, I've gotten a few questions regarding the title of this blog and what weirdness we’re all about here. Is this really a séance? And if so, why the pictures of historic buildings? Why the...

Adopting Graves: Second visit with Clara and Johnnie…

This is the fourth post in a series titled “Adopting Graves”, where I’ve enjoyed sharing my journey of adopting and researching two graves during the autumn season. For previous posts, visit: Adopting Graves: A New Autumn Tradition (2013) Adopting Graves: Some...

Adopting Graves: More on little Clara and her family…

This is the third post in a series titled “Adopting Graves”, where I've enjoyed sharing my journey of adopting and researching two graves during the autumn season. For previous posts, visit Adopting Graves: A New Autumn Tradition (2013) and Adopting...