Category Funerary

Saving Bathsheba, Part 1

Since the earliest Neanderthal burials, our humanity has been defined by how we treat our dead. Today I submitted the following piece for inclusion in the March issue of the Burrillville Historical and Preservation Society newsletter. There is a lot more to this story. I have a feeling I’ll be working on it for a […]

Glocester’s mysterious Indian grave

Cool. How many blogs get to have their first entry dated February 29? GLOCESTER, Rhode Island — Out here in the boonies we’ve had record winters for snowfall the past two years. Last year we got way too much. This year we hardly got any. Last year we broke the official record for complaints about […]