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Sunday, October 25, 2015
Oh what a beautiful mornin'...
Today I toured the large municipal cemetery near Jo's house, Wyuka. Along the way I came across the grave of perhaps Lincoln's most famous resident (right after Larry the Cable Guy), Gordon MacRae of "Oklahoma" fame.
It's a good place to run -- quiet, slightly hilly and moderately interesting.
It's also kind of pretty, especially this time of year.
Among the interesting things is this firemen's memorial, erected sometime in the aftermath of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. It had been recently decorated for unknown reasons.
Across the way from that is the most interesting spot in the cemetery, the holocaust memorial. This 3-D star of David is just part of it, but it always strikes me as unique and nice.
The gothic chapel, a miniature cathedral, also is very nice.
It truly was a beautiful morning, with temps in the 40s, sunny and calm. I ran slow, but felt good.
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