For the taphophile

Highgate Cemetery. London, uk

Another perfect autumn shot from Highgate Cemetery. This is why traveling in the autumn beats traveling during peak summer times...less people, more foliage.

Highgate Cemetery. London, uk

Highgate Cemetery. London, uk

“Some beautiful paths can’t be discovered without getting lost.”

Highgate Cemetery. London, uk

“When I visit the cemetery, I walk past hundreds, possibly thousands of stories now silenced. And I know that history ‘recorded’ holds the adventures that history ‘lost’ let's slip through its fingers.”

Highgate Cemetery. London, uk

Nature just taking over the quiet residents of this 37 acre nature reserve. One of the Magnificent Seven cemeteries in London.

Highgate Cemetery. London, uk

Sleepy Hollow Cemetery, NY

“Other people can spark a vision for your life, but until you can hold that dream in your own head and your own heart, it’s never going to come true.” Michael Strahan

Sleepy Hollow Cemetery

“The dominant spirit, however, that haunts this enchanted region, and seems to be commander-in-chief of all the powers of the air, is the apparition of a figure on horseback, without a head. ”

“Maybe the best thing to do is to stop trying to figure out where you’re going, and just enjoy where you’re at"

“Cemeteries are full of unfulfilled dreams, countless echoes of 'could, have' and 'should have’” It’s never too late to start on a new path for yourself.

“Freedom is never given; it is won.” A. Philip Randolph

“I know that if I wasn’t scared, something’s wrong, because the thrill is what’s scary”

Saint Cuthberts Burial Ground, Edinburgh, Scotland

“Forests may be gorgeous, but there is nothing more alive than a tree that learns how to grow in a cemetery”

Pawling Rural Cemetery, NY

“the face of isolation

well that's one you recognize

well you can't get straight

it's a lonely place and

it's one you do despise”

Media, PA

“Every great dream begins with a dreamer.” — Harriet Tubman

Quaker Hill Cemetery, NY

“My right to say what I want

And think the way I wanna think

My right I wanna speak my mind

My right to yell my right to scream

My right no one's ever gonna

Tell me what I have to do

I'll live the way I want”

Hudson Valley, NY

“A woman is like a tea bag – you never know how strong she is until she gets in hot water.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

Gilead Cemetery, NY

“You gotta stick together

with who you are and who you know

You gotta remember

where you've been and where you wanna go”

Gilead Cemetery, NY

“That's not enough to make me satisfied

So we wait till the stroke of the midnight hour

Then we'll unleash the darkest of power

Hell's gates will open”

Patterson, NY

“Dying is a wild night and a new road.” – Emily Dickinson

“My belief in ghosts swings with the wind. But my belief that the cemetery felt happy and not sad-I've never changed my mind about that.“

Laurel Hill Cemetery, PA

“It takes disaster to learn a lesson

We're gonna make it through the darkest nights

Some people betray one and cause treason

We're going to make everything alright”

Pawling Rural Cemetery, NY

“If death meant just leaving the stage long enough to change costume and come back as a new character… Would you slow down? Or speed up?”

Pawling Rural Cemetery, NY

“...The goal isn’t to live forever, the goal is to create something that will.”

Hudson Valley, NY

“If I were a tree, I would have no reason to love a human”.

Pawling Rural Cemetery, NY

“It can take years to mold a dream. It takes only a fraction of a second for it to be shattered.”

“Life is like a coin. You can spend it any way you wish, but you only spend it once.”

“You can be childlike without being childish. A child always wants to have fun. Ask yourself, ‘Am I having fun?'”

Brookline, Massachusetts

“ Boston is large enough to learn your independence and small enough to make your own.”

“A cloudless plain blue sky is like a flowerless garden.”

Laurel Hill Cemetery, PA

“No one is actually dead until the ripples they cause in the world die away.”

Laurel Hill Cemetery, PA

“I’m gonna make a toast when it falls apart. I’m gonna raise my glass above my heart.

“Communicate, don't separate

Don't instigate a world of hate

Contemplate the situation

Negotiate your lazy ways

We've come too far to slip away

Solution is an invitation”

“To die—to be really dead—that must be glorious!”

“If I were buying my coffin, I would get one with thicker walls so you couldn’t hear the other dead people.”