Fifty Ways to Grieve Your Loved One


My dad used to say that the man who never turned down overtime at the steel mill was working toward being the richest man in the graveyard.  It would take a lot more than steelworkers’ overtime pay to be the richest man in Baltimore’s Green Mount Cemetery.

William Henry Reinhardt’s memorial is a cast of his work Endymion, a beautiful shepherd boy who was granted immortality–and eternal sleep. How generous is that?

I’ve seen memorial benches, but this guy’s family upped the bar and erected a table?

 

Nothing says “beloved” like a coffin-under-glass.

Family scripts just don’t seem cozy…


About breathtakebyways

Ann Williams’ travel articles have appeared in publications all over the country including The Washington Post, Roads to Adventure, and Jack and Jill. Between researching and writing books, she specializes in creative lectures.

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