Category Archives: Cemetery

A visit to Mount Hope Cemetery, 2022

This week, I attended my first in-person scientific conference since 2019. I went to Optica’s Frontiers in Optics in Rochester, NY, a city near and dear to my heart, since I did my PhD there, as well. I had a … Continue reading

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A visit to Mount Hope Cemetery

While in Rochester, NY for the Frontiers in Optics 2010 meeting of the Optical Society of America, the wife and I had a little free time available to take a tour of the lovely and venerable Mount Hope Cemetery. Founded … Continue reading

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A trip to Savannah, Georgia

Last weekend, the wife and I celebrated our first-year wedding anniversary by taking a 3-day trip to Savannah, Georgia.  Savannah is one of those rare American cities that has maintained a significant portion of its historic neighborhood, and this neighborhood … Continue reading

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In the footsteps of Mythos… (updated)

Howard Phillips Lovecraft (1890-1937) is one of the most influential horror authors people have never heard of. He was a direct inspiration to most of the leading horror voices of this generation, including Stephen King and Ramsey Campbell.

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