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3. Freak Street

Einar was one of my college roommates in 1971. Like many of us whose parents had money, Einar spent months in a study abroad program in Varanasi India and “studied” at Bananas University. When he returned, he wore sandals and a shawl during Indiana winters. He, of course, had a photo of Gandhi and the … Continue reading 3. Freak Street

Responding to Death: Words about the Dead and Hopes for the Dead

I do not want to appear morbid; however, I am sometimes intrigued by cemeteries. Those cemeteries often show how individuals respond to death. The way individuals are remembered by words and decorations on tombs or on plaques in churches can convey powerful sentiments. The very location of cemeteries may also say something about the hopes … Continue reading Responding to Death: Words about the Dead and Hopes for the Dead

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