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Please forgive my directness, but see you next Tuesday!

LMAO! Exactly.

These things take time, sometimes. George C. Scott is still without an engraving in the very same area of Westwood, by his own wishes. Frank Zappa is elsewhere at Westwood, grave again unmarked by his own wishes. I'm not sure it's worth getting in a lather that Farrah's gravestone is as yet un-engraved until her wishes or those of her family are known. You know?

Roy Orbison is unmarked there as well, it's not uncommon. But just the fact that her grave isn't marked yet -- if ever -- isn't the point of the piece.

maybe shes going incognito?

jesus I am tired of the word "journey". I'd seriously rather see the title "A Bunch Of Stuff Happened, Then One Of Us Died And The Other Got Typing."

Each and every time I visit L.A. I make a point of paying respects to that wonderful human being, the beloved Marilyn Monroe and to place a red rose at Westwood from her fans in Australia.

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By Lisa Burks

  • Exploring History From The Ground Up!

    I enjoy spending time exploring cemeteries, reading and photographing headstones of celebrities and civilians alike, and learning about the lives and deaths of these so-called "permanent residents" of the graveyards and mausoleums. This blog chronicles those experiences.


    I am a proud member of The Association of Graveyard Rabbits!

    May 2, 2009

    In addition to this blog, some of my older material is archived at Buried Treasures at LisaBurks.com

    One of the cemeteries I'm most interested in these days is Grand View Memorial Park in Glendale, Calif. I wrote about its legal problems for the LA Daily News' community hub, ValleyNews.com from August 2006 to December 2008, when Valley News ceased operations. In response to reader requests to have one central source of information, I created and continue to maintain Grand View Memorial Park (dot) Info.

    "We've gotten a front-row seat to all the twists and turns taking place at the beleaguered cemetery, Grand View Memorial Park, from an intrepid citizen journalist named Lisa Burks." ~ Jason Kandel, ValleyNews.com Editor, 12/28/2006