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In Cemeteries, New Orleans on June 24, 2010 at 4:10 pm

Funeral in the French Quarter

Are there very many people who wouldn’t want to be buried with music?

A little lively procession, anyone?

The Eagle Brass Band of New Orleans

They do it in London….

West London - England

…and San Francisco too.

San Francisco's Chinatown

New Orleans: Saint Louis Cemetery No.1

In New Orleans, you can end the procession in Saint Louis Cemetery Number One – where all are buried in above ground crypts.

Belle Epoque crypt in Saint Louis Cemetery

A lively human community event. In the U.S.

The famous Treme Brass Band

So, here is an already-created traditional vibrant celebration of a life….


Tropical Resting Places

In Uncategorized on June 12, 2010 at 12:05 pm

It’s warm. It’s summer. I’m thinking of vacations. Most of these cemeteries from the tropics (and sub-tropics) are pretty traditional. Yet the settings….

The South Pacific

The Swedish Cemetery St. Barths

Charleston, South Carolina

The American Cemetery, San Miguel de Allende, Mexico

ANZAC Cemetery, Gallipoli, Turkey

Molokai, Hawaii

Colombo Cemetery, Sri Lanka

Tolomato Cemetery, St. Augustine, Florida

These look like real rest-ing places. Comfortable. Inviting. Remember all the choices you have!

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