Random Scribbles · writing

Buried in The Devil’s Abode

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Photo courtesy of Barbara W. Beacham
Photo courtesy of Barbara W. Beacham


The cemetery spread along the area known as Devils Abode. Melinda and I strolled among the headstones reading names and epithets. The list of the currently interred could go on forever but notables included:

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Bonnie Parker
1910 – 1934
It’s much better than being caught.

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Idi Amin Dada
President for Life
1925 – 2003

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Arizona Donnie Barker
Beloved Mother
1873 – 1935

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Saloth Sar
1925 – 1998

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Susan “Sadie May Glutz” Atkins
1948 – 2009

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Joseph Stalin
1878 – 1953

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Ulrike Meinhof
1934 – 1976
Protest is when I say this does not please me.
Resistance is when I ensure what does not please me occurs no more.

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John Lackland
Bad King John
1166 – 1216

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Ilse Koch
1906 – 1967

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Maximillien Robespierre
1758 – 1794

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Some that we expected to see we did not. Caretakers told us, when we asked, that a lot of the monuments are stolen by souvenir hunters. There is still plenty of room there. Let’s hope it stays that way.