Tag Archives: Cemetery

Facebook Group Rules – Learn Them or Risk Getting Booted

I belong to way too many Facebook groups. They range the gamut of just about everything my blog covers and then some. The Eclectic Mix of Genealogy, Bipolar Depression, Mental Health, Mental Illness, DNA, History, First Nations (aka Native Americans), … Continue reading

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Welcoming #spring at the cemetery — findingenvirons

I’m a groundskeeper by trade. At the end of last year, I ambitiously subscribed to the email newsletter Publishous. Each issue is a collection of articles on Medium, with subjects such as productivity, and also Christianity, and including those untold … Continue reading

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Ways Find-A-Grave Needs to Improve

First and foremost, start with a Help section https://www.findagrave.com/list-faqs that does more than what the current Help section does. For starters, break the list into Rules that have to be followed by everybody and Guidelines that individual memorial managers can choose … Continue reading

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New Languages and Suggesting a Merge — Find A Grave News January 2019

We’ve been working hard on some updates to the site and today we rolled a few of them out. A lot of today’s changes are smaller tweaks and bug fixes that you may or may not notice, but there are … Continue reading

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Disney Parks Cremated Loved Ones Not Allowed – Weirdness Wednesday February 13, 2019

This was an easy one to find as it was high on the list when I did a search for weird news on my least favorite search engine. I never thought of Disney parks as the place to scatter a … Continue reading

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In Memory of Colgan Air Flight 3407 February 12, 2009

In memory of those who lost their lives (49 in the plane and 1 on the ground) in this plane crash on February 12, 2009. This post was partly based on a blog post: respectfulcatholic.com/2019/02/11/remembering-flight-3407/, and partly on recently seeing … Continue reading

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Johnny Cash And Roy Clark – Folsom Prison Blues — donaldelley

  via Johnny Cash And Roy Clark – Folsom Prison Blues — donaldelley. If the video doesn’t work, try https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T6txoV_mGQg since some videos only work if you click on the original link or view them on YouTube. Here is Roy’s … Continue reading

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Belated Angel Day Sabrina February 10, 2019

Happy Belated Angel Day Sabrina. You are missed. I was thinking Sabrina‘s Angel Day was later in the month or early next month. Sabrina is my niece. She was killed by a hit-and-run driver who was never caught. You can … Continue reading

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Sir Nicholas Winton Remembered

I saw a post on Facebook today about Sir Nicholas Winton. If you are not familiar with him, he helped rescue 669 children, mostly Jews, from Czechoslovakia shortly before World War II broke out. You can learn more about him … Continue reading

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Understanding Cemetery Symbols, Part II – BillionGraves

Understanding Cemetery Symbols, Part II: https://blog.billiongraves.com/2019/02/05/understanding-cemetery-symbols-part-ii/. I covered part I in: Understanding Cemetery Symbols Part I – BillionGraves which can be found at https://blog.billiongraves.com/2019/01/29/understanding-the-cemetery-symbols-on-your-ancestors-gravestones/. More information about each symbol below can be found on the first link above. Cemetery Symbol … Continue reading

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