Time travel as close as your local cemetery.

Thanks for your kind words…

January 16, 2014 | Family | Permalink

I’d like to take a moment to thank everyone who wished me the best with my blogging endeavor. I never realized how death affects people in so many ways. Then again, how would I? Death has always been one of those taboo subjects people never discuss in much detail. Really, how often do we gather around […]

Cemeteries: Cities of the Dead… and Living 


January 16, 2014 | Family | Permalink

Most of you have been to a cemetery at least once in your life. Some of you may also have some chilling tales to tell of your visit. I do. My favorite spooky cemetery is Fairview Cemetery in New Albany, Indiana.  I have taken countless photos at the 65-plus acre site which serves as a […]

When death knocked at my family’s door

January 16, 2014 | Family | Permalink

Death has always been one of those experiences no one is ever truly prepared for. Somehow it seems easier to accept when an older person dies. But when it’s a young person, it changes the dynamics of everything. I was dealt my first blow with death as a teenager. My eldest sibling — a brother […]

Is your 2014 resolution to get organized? Read on…

January 11, 2014 | Family | Permalink

I consider myself the king of electronic organization, but I’ll share my crown if you’d like to be organized too. It’s the 21st century, after all! There’s a myriad of apps, software and gadgets available to help you on your way. Let me digress a moment and tell you why I love Apple stores for […]

To be or not to be? Roadside memorials

January 8, 2014 | Family | Permalink

They’re everywhere: busy freeways; winding turnpikes; rural intersections; two-lane highways; city sidewalks. Some motorists drive past them without a second glance while others slow out of respect. Roadside memorials mark the place where someone died; usually the site of a motor vehicle accident. And, it seems to me, these makeshift markers have become more popular […]

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