Reading Between the Lines


Stately adjoining tombstones with g!owing inscriptions.  Mrs. was saintly beyond belief.  Mr. descended from Mayflower stock to marry that saint.  Did her sainthood come from living with a Mr. whose only good attribute was his family?

This elaborate monument also piqued my curiosity.  Mrs. R’s loving daughter credited herself as the stone’s sponsor.  Did she want to share in the glory, or did her sibling(s) fail to contribute?


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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