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Eternal Disdain

  MATTIE S. RAYBURN WIFE OF W. H. RAYBURN 1836 – 1891. BISHOP AND MRS. RAYBURN WHAT THEREFORE GOD HATH JOINED TOGETHER LET NOT MAN PUT ASUNDER. MATT. 19 CHAPT. 6V. A few weeks ago, my son and I drove … Continue reading

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Heartless

One of the most oft visited graves in the Père Lachaise Cemetery at Paris, France, is that of Frédéric François Chopin (February 22 or 1 March 1810 – October 17, 1849), the Polish composer and prodigy who was considered one of … Continue reading

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A Christmas Classic

HELMS ROBERT “BOBBY” LEE AUGUST 15, 1933 JUNE 9, 1997 —HERE LIES A LEGEND— Mr. JINGLE BELL ROCK BLESSED ARE THEY THAT MOURN FOR THEY SHALL BE COMFORTED       MATTHEW 5:4 At this time of year, radio stations are playing classic … Continue reading

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The Mystery of Al Capone’s Vaults–The Burial Kind

ALPHONSE CAPONE 1899- – 1947 MY JESUS MERCY MAE CAPONE 1897 – 1986 Gonzo reporter, Geraldo Rivera, had a two-hour television special which aired on April 21, 1986, titled, The Mystery of Al Capone’s Vaults. For a time, Capone had … Continue reading

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DIY

FAMILEE ALLOUARD MARIE MARADAN NEE CARSON 54 ANS ANTOINE ALLOUARD 1815 – 30 DECEMBRE 1891 MARIE ALLOUARD NEE DAON 1843 – 1920 HENRI ALLOUARD 1844 – 1929   The best way to assure that you get what you want on … Continue reading

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Race to the Finish

Before the Indy 500, and before the Grand Prix, there was the Gordon Bennett Cup, Europe’s first great car race which ran for 6 years from 1900 until 1905. For the last two years of the race, 1904 and 1905, … Continue reading

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Rub it

For single Parisian women who are yearning to get married or married women who are wanting a better sex life there is one monument in Le Père Lachaise that can help, or so the legend goes…. Yvan Salmon was born … Continue reading

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