Monthly Archives: October 2017

A birthday wish

Today is my birthday and a friend of mine sent the following birthday wish: May your epitaph be a long way away and as clever as these:   If cash thou art in want of any, Dig four feet deep … Continue reading

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Uncomfortable Coexistence

Lawrence McMahon 1845 – 1941 Jennie McMahon 1847 – 1907 The pyramid-shaped tomb of Lawrence McMahon, a retired pharmacy chain store businessman, and his wife, Jennie, in the Calvary Cemetery in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, was designed by Herman Buemming.  McMahon commissioned … Continue reading

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