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Friday, November 14, 2003
 
If you have been keeping up with MAARTEN'S BLOG , you'll have noted that he posted some cemetery links today, and supposed I'd like 'em. Well, HE WAS RIGHT! Not only did I like them, I was inspired to start off this posting with some mortuarial splendor..

MOUNT AUBURN CEMETERY

This cemetery, located in Watertown Massachusetts, is eternal home to, among others, the Boston Literary Elite. Moreover, the influence of it's beautiful and well-planned garden grounds had a profound effect on cemetery development in America. Let's take a look at some aspects of this great necropolis:

Mount Auburn Home Page

See who's buried there!

Mount Auburn Photo Galleries

Birds like it too!

It has diverse fans..

OTHER CEMETERY STUFF

Read a four part series on the history of a cemetery (Willimantic, CT) influenced by Mount Auburn..

Part 1

Part 2

Part 3

Part 4

An English Cemetery Research Site

And, the Anthropology of Grave Markers!


OK, back to the living, sort of...

CHEESE

Cheese Net

Wisconsin Cheese

TODAY'S INSTRUMENT: THE BASSOON

General Bassoon Stuff

Baroque Bassoon Stuff

And, before you run out and buy one for Junior, read here: So, You Want to Play a Musical Instrument?


GAME

In the delightful WRATH, you get to be God, and smite your disappointing creation..

PBASE GALLERIES

Kiev

Bahamas (underwater, mostly)

Rapa Nui

Bryce Canyon National Park (Utah, US)

Autumn

Swiss Guy, does great animations..

A FEW VARIED..

Appropriate Technology (learn to do all kinds of things!)

Aesthetics of Protest

Supplies for Villains


"I must Create a System or be enslav'd by another Man's." WILLIAM BLAKE, Jerusalem

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