My Minneapolis

Jim Walsh writes a column for every issue of the SWJ. He’s a veteran scribe, musician and a lifelong resident of the East Harriet neighborhood.

May 20, 2015

I felt a lot like Harold and Maude the other day, traipsing through Lakewood Cemetery and gawking at the life-affirming death that lay all around and under me, all the while taking to heart what the plaque outside the cemetery’s stunning chapel reminds: “Death is but a kind and welcome servant who unlocks with noiseless hand life’s flower-encircled door to show us those we love.”


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