Category Archives: “Cemetery Photography”

“Saints and Trees, God Before our Eyes” St. Lucy

  Today is Saint Lucy’s Day in the Catholic Church.   Venerated by many cultures, St. Lucy is a martyr to the people of Sicily.  My mother observed a day without wheat in honor of her for as long as she … Continue reading

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“How do Spirits Speak?”

  People ask how mediums speak with the Spirit Realm.   There are various ways of communication…..one can hear, one can sense touch or smell, even taste.  One can take on the physical ailments of the departed……though very uncomfortable, the sensations … Continue reading

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“Words from the Grave” Remembering Edgar Lee Masters Today.

Today’s literary homage goes to Edgar Lee Masters….born on this day in 1869. Those minds familiar with his name will instantly conjure images of Spoon River. This was his masterpiece….Spoon River Anthology. He derived inspiration from a collection of ancient … Continue reading

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“We adorn graves for “us” not them”

Last night, a cousin called.   I don’t keep in touch with family anymore.   When my husband handed me the phone and said it’ s your family……..I said………”Who died?” It wasn’t a death, though my ties to family have long … Continue reading

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“Letting Bones Lie”

Today, two totally distinct news stories had me pondering this question…….letting bones lie.   The first was a news story of a woman who collects road kill and turns them into art  (I use that word loosely here.)   Her … Continue reading

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“For All Souls”

Death is entwined so tightly with the  mediumship work I do, the Hallowed ground I call home,  the cemetery photographs I take, and the stories I put to paper, it is no wonder that the origins and customs of All … Continue reading

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Roald Dahl

“Without Stories, we are all just eating machines with shoes” ~~~~Roald Dahl, born on this day, in 1916. His first book, “The Gremlins,” was written in 1943. The story told of mythical creatures, gremlins. Pilots of the Royal Air Force … Continue reading

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