Friday, October 24, 2003

Heard a romantic 'Thornbirds' story from an Irish friend last night. There's a grave in her local cementry of a priest from Lewes, near here. He's buried next to a widowed woman who he lived with in Ireland for many years as her 'companion'. When the woman died, she was buried nine foot deep so her daughter could be buried on top of her. Then when it came to the priest's turn to die, he requested that he be buried next to the woman, and even though he had no one to be buried on top of him, they took his coffin down to nine foot too so the couple could continue to exist happily side by side.

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