Category Archives: Travel adventure

Tour of Union Cemetery this weekend

In 1850, sailors discovered that Redwood Creek emptied into the San Francisco Bay in a natural deep-water channel. Within a year, men began to log the redwood trees of the Santa Cruz Mountains. A village originally called Redwood Landing took … Continue reading

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Resting in Peace

I have a complicated relationship with churches.  I haven’t been in many in San Francisco, but Grace Cathedral keeps drawing me back.  I’ve been to look at the murals a couple of times and gone to hear Handel’s Messiah there one Christmas … Continue reading

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Graveyard Dirt on My Shoes

In and around the ordeal with my cat last week, I managed to tour three graveyards.  That would have made for an excellent week, if not for what was going on at home.  As it was, the graveyards were my sanctuary. … Continue reading

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Adventures in Cemetery Travel

The publisher of Wish You Were Here invited me to explain how I found all the cemeteries I visited in the book. Here’s my answer.

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Bay Area Cemetery Tours

Reblogged from Cemetery Travel because I want to spread the word about these tours. I’m really excited about being a part of this!

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