Adopting Graves: A New Autumn Tradition (2013)…

Inspired by the amazing Renae Rude – The Paranormalist, who is a fellow lover of all things autumn and spooky, I decided to begin a new autumn tradition of adopting one or two gravesites.  In my mind, the idea is to choose an older grave, perhaps forgotten (of...

Bellefontaine Cemetery, St. Louis, Missouri…

It is a cemetery that could keep you busy for days… weeks even. And it's the largest and possibly the most beautiful cemetery I've ever seen. Opening in 1849, Bellefontaine (pronounced “bell fountain” by most St. Louisans) consists of 314 acres of...

Two Smoky Mountain Cemeteries

Today was the last full day of our Smoky Mountain family vacation. It was also the day that I was able to see the only site I really cared to see while here. I found the beautiful and historical, yet somewhat sad White Oak Flats Cemetery that I've only recently been...