Tales From The Crypts

Sweet Home Alabama!

Actually, not so sweet at a cemetery there, where in recent weeks visitors have noticed something wet and smelly oozing out from the mainmausoleum. Health department reps have checked it out, and it appears that the folks in the crypts aren’t exactly resting in peace:

Over the last decade, the cemetery has had a lot of financial difficulties that have led to three different owners and a fair amount of neglect. Ron Foust, a local minister who owns Stone Bridge Farms, has decided to handle the upkeep on the grounds rather than let it fall into further decay. He thinks the death ooze might have something to do with the graveyard’s water and power being shut off for months.

“When you go up there, when the air was not running, it was 80-90 degrees on the inside,” he said. “So you know if the building was that hot the crypts would have to be equally that hot. The power being off, it couldn’t have vented properly because without electricity those fans couldn’t work.”

Bubble, bubble, toil and trouble. Yes, that stuff on the walkways is indeed somebody’s grandmother. And somebody’s grandfather, and….

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experience: biology, zoology, psychology. authored/co-authored papers appearing in peer-reviewed scientific journals, as well as numerous professional proceedings. authored articles appearing in computer-oriented publications. featured in publications ranging from books to New Yorker magazine to television.
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2 Responses to Tales From The Crypts

  1. lectorconstans says:

    I thought it was s’pozed to be “dust to dust” ….

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