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Arlington National Cemetery Reopens to the Public for Gravesite Visitation Only – Arlington National Cemetery – September 8, 2020

I initially did this post with the link to the Stars and Stripes article, but it is a pay site and while I saw it there first, the article is COVID-19 related and free for now on their website, I … Continue reading

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Occupational Gravestones are Family History Clues – BillionGraves Blog- September 8, 2020

I saw this on BillionGraves today – Occupational Gravestones are Family History Clues: http://blog.billiongraves.com/occupational-gravestones/. The article includes several occupations and has a list of obscure occupational terms. Cathy Wallace, 1 day ago Occupational gravestones can help you discover the story … Continue reading

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Remembering J. R. R. Tolkien September 2, 1973

As I was looking for information on the upcoming Amazon Lord of the Ring series for a different post, I found The One Ring post remembering J. R. R. Tolkien: https://www.theonering.net/torwp/2019/09/02/105478-today-in-middle-earth-september-2-in-remembrance-of-j-r-r-tolkien/. Note: I started this post a year ago and got … Continue reading

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Catholic Cemetery Symbols — BillionGraves Blog – Tombstone Tuesdays September 1, 2020

Is your halo slipping or shining? Do you know why the rosary was invented? What does a sideways horizontal cross mean? This blog post will help you understand Catholic cemetery symbols. And after that, your trips to the cemetery will … Continue reading

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Find-A-Grave Was Down Temporarily – Tombstone Tuesdays August 25, 2020

I noticed when trying to access Find-A-Grave earlier today that it was down. Looks like it’s back up now. It came up a few minutes before this post was scheduled to go live Seems WordPress is also having an issue … Continue reading

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Wadi-us-Salaam Cemetery – Tombstone Tuesdays August 18, 2020

I mentioned the 7 largest cemeteries on a previous Tombstone Tuesdays – The 7 Largest Cemeteries in the World — BillionGraves Blog – Tombstone Tuesdays June 16, 2020, so I decided to see what I could find on each of … Continue reading

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Calverton National Cemetery – Tombstone Tuesdays August 11, 2020

Seems WordPress ignored my title change to this post even though it supposedly saved it. Let’s hope this title change sticks. I mentioned the 7 largest cemeteries on a previous Tombstone Tuesdays – The 7 Largest Cemeteries in the World … Continue reading

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Rescuing Abandoned Cemeteries — BillionGraves Blog August 10, 2020

Warning: rescuing abandoned cemeteries can be addictive. Barry Russell, a retired engineer for Verizon and current BillionGraves volunteer, was born and raised on Long Island, New York. And although he has had a life-long love for graveyards, Russell never suspected … Continue reading

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Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery – Tombstone Tuesdays August 4, 2020

I mentioned the 7 largest cemeteries on a previous Tombstone Tuesdays – The 7 Largest Cemeteries in the World — BillionGraves Blog – Tombstone Tuesdays June 16, 2020, so I decided to see what I could find on each of … Continue reading

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Customer Loyalty – July 30, 2020

Update: I forgot to add another link – https://susiesopinions.blog/2020/07/29/my-medicare-h-m-o-sent-me-a-face-mask/. I consider this a great example of customer loyalty. I also thought it was nice the company contacted her about the post. I have talked about the lack of customer loyalty … Continue reading

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