“My instincts tell me to stay indoors, is all,” said Gwen, swerving away from another stranger on the street, who wore no mask. “It’s better to be outside anyway,” Eleanor said, pulling Gwen closer to her. “It spreads more easily in an enclosed space.” Eleanor still looked with hesitancy at the other pedestrians on West […]
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Taking It With You: Chicago’s Graceland Cemetery
The first grave visible from the entrance, straight up the main pathway, was an obelisk of at least fifteen feet. Standing atop it, in a patch of sky between two trees, was a statue of a woman with a cross clutched close to the chest.
“Does that say ‘Villains?'” Eleanor asked. She squinted, attempting to read the name at the base.
“It’s ‘Williams,'” Gwen corrected. “You should start wearing your glasses regularly.”
“I know, I know,” Eleanor said. “I just don’t want to keep carrying them around.”