I am the infinite sea, and all worlds are but grains of sand upon my shore. -- from Sand and Foam by Kahlil Gibran
Wind phones at the Mt Crest Abbey Mausoleum
Two vintage wind phones in an Oregon mausoleum let visitors "talk" to departed loved ones.
Chehalem Pet Cemetery, Newberg Oregon
Pet cemeteries allow a furry family member to rest in peace without being dug up for a tree or shrub
Putting it on the map (or not)
A badly vandalized cemetery brings up the question of whether to map these out-of-the-way places.
When in doubt, go find out: Deardorff Cemetery
It took some extra effort to find a pioneer cemetery tucked away in a grove of trees.
Return to the elements: Gorintō
A Gorintō is a beautiful reminder of how we will all return to the elements eventually.
Winter offers a unique opportunity to view the "bones" of mature, picturesque trees.
Detecting the dead: Halsey Pioneer Cemetery
County tax assessors want their maps to be accurate too.
Japanese pioneers in the Eatonville Cemetery
An unexpected memorial is a reminder of a dark chapter in Pacific Northwest history.
Old “Methosidt” Cemetery Bickleton WA
A lovely, historic, well-preserved cemetery well worth visiting.