By Charlie Melton
Where are the graves? We’re in the winter of a worldwide, deadly pandemic, but where are the graves?
I love walking through old graveyards. Maybe it’s morbid, but I find it interesting and calming. I love seeing the old stones, sometimes handmade, with their icons and poetry barely legible. It’s in an old cemetery in Columbia, Illinois that I noticed several gravestones of children and young adults who were in one section. They all died in late 1918. I assume that they’re victims of the Spanish Flu epidemic in 1918. [Read more...]