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The Day of the Dead

October 30, 2010 by Diane  
Filed under Cemetery Stories

El Dia de los Muertos – The Day of the Dead
Having lived in Los Angeles for 28 years, this Mexican holiday, El Dia de los Mueros, was celebrated right along with our Hallowe’en, although they have completely different origins. Just today, a dear friend reported to me that she had visited Olvera Street for their [...]

Ross Bay Cemetery

February 13, 2010 by Diane  
Filed under Cemetery Stories, Random Thoughts, Remembrances

I grew up in Victoria British Columbia, a lovely wind-swept town located on the very southern tip of Vancouver Island.
One of Canada’s oldest and still surviving Victorian cemeteries is Ross Bay. When I was a kid, many stories were told about ghost sightings and spooky activity on dark nights. Even now, Victoria is reputed to [...]

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