March 9, 2020 Monumental Muse

If ever a picture painted a thousand words then it must be one of the following, taken in York Cemetery this week.   What the photos reflect is the sheer beauty of a carpet of purple which has been created by the planting of 18,000 crocus corms at the cemetery. …

March 4, 2020 Monumental Muse

I’ve always thought that a nice way to go when my time comes is in my sleep.  But what of these unfortunate and mostly untimely deaths?  How did they come to take their last breath? *In 620 BC, an Athenian lawmaker by the name of Draco was smothered to death…