Friday, July 29, 2016

Worcester, Massachusetts

Golf Forever:  He must have prayed mightily from every course he ever golfed: Please God guide the ball to the green! Now, he is in God's care. Hope Cemetery. [2013]

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Lumberton, North Carolina

Golf Forever:  He probably dreamed of playing golf with the big boys: The King, The Golden Bear, The Great White Shark, Champagne Tony. Now, guess who he's playing with: the big boy upstairs!   Meadowbrook Cemetery. [2011]

Monday, July 25, 2016

Duncannon, Pennsylvania

Golf Forever:  How many people have ever scored three holes-in-one on a single day? That's probably worth a little postmortem bragging. [2014]

Friday, July 22, 2016

Big Coppitt Key, Florida

Gone Fishing with the Lord:  Fill in your own epitaph:  "Gone _____ with the Lord." Then sketch out your own eternal landscape. Southern Keys Cemetery. [2014]

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Selma, Alabama

Gone Fishing with the Lord:  "Lord this is my last cast I most humbly pray. Now in your safe landing net peacefully asleep, in your mercy you'll judge me as big enough to keep." Flyrod King. Live Oak Cemetery New. [2013]

Monday, July 18, 2016

Blythe, California

Gone Fishing with the Lord:  "The Lord invited me fishing and that was an invitation I could not refuse." Palo Verde Cemetery. [2015]

Friday, July 15, 2016

Cynthiana, Kentucky

Caught the Big One:  "Forever the fish bite in heaven." That fish is as big as the boat. Battle Grove Cemetery. [2015]

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Vienna, Missouri

Caught the Big One: In Missouri's Ozarks, life is all about the water. Rader United Methodist Church Cemetery. [2015]

Monday, July 11, 2016

Dillsburg, Pennsylvania

Caught the Big One:  Looks like a big-mouth bass, doesn't it? Bet he is reeling them in one after another in his new life. Bet his friend is there to help, too. Dillsburg Cemetery. [2013]

Friday, July 8, 2016

Jedburg, South Carolina

Gone Fishing:   For him, a boat and a fishing pole. For her, a rocker and yarn. Therein may lie the secret to a happy marriage! Jedburg Baptist Church Cemetery. [2012]

Wednesday, July 6, 2016

Port Penn, Delaware

Gone Fishing:  There's only one person in that boat, and there's one big blank space where his wife's name should be. What's the story? Hickory Grove Cemetery. [2013]

Monday, July 4, 2016

Granby, Quebec

Gone Fishing:  Be back at dark-thirty! Or maybe they won't be back at all. How do you envision eternity? Granby Cemetery. [2011]

Friday, July 1, 2016

Wellsville, New York

The Promise of the Wind Waker:  "The days pass happily with me wherever my ship sails." So said Joshua Slocum, the first man to sail single-handedly around the world. Will your circumnavigation end in the same port where you started? Have you charted your course to your final port of call, wherever it might be? Woodlawn Cemetery. [2013]