Oakland Cemetery

Oakland Cemetery

When you’re dead, they really fix you up. I hope to hell when I do die somebody has sense enough to just dump me in the river or something. Anything except sticking me in a goddam cemetery. People coming and putting a bunch of flowers on your stomach on Sunday, and all that crap. Who wants flowers when you’re dead? Nobody.

~ The Catcher in the Rye

Oakland Cemetery is reminiscent of a New Orleans cemetery, or someone told me because I’ve never been to New Orleans. That trip is on my bucket list soon to be completed next year during a ridiculous American tradition of alcohol and vomiting, otherwise known as Mardi Gras. Hey, everyone should participate in Mardi Gras once right? I digress, Oakland Cemetery is located in the heart of Atlanta. I love these amazing places that feel like you’ve walked into another world. I wish I had better photos of this place but once we got there it started to thunder and the rain soon followed. Starting my quest list was probably bad timing with the monsoon weather we’ve been having. There will be a Oakland Cemetery Part II coming soon…..

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