Here’s an ABC of Aspin Hill Memorial Park.
All photographs by Julianne Mangin, except where noted.
The date in parentheses indicate the month and year they were taken, between 2012 and 2018.
A is for Angels and Andy and the Alexandria K-9 Corps.
B is for Boots and Bunny and Bobby Our Little Pet.
C is for Caesar and Coca Cola and Cheerful Little Friends.
D is for Dandi and Dingbat and the Dog with the Flower Basket.
E is for Eddie “the Monkey Man” Bernstein.
F is for Frosty and Fluffy Baby and Fentress Fume DeFleur.
G is for Georgie and Ginger and Gulami Kahn.
H is for Henriette, une vraie reine (a true queen) and Honey Girl and Headless St. Francis.
I is for Inca and Inky Boy and iron benches hidden in the bushes.
J is for Judy and Jose (our little horse) and Jerry (a sensible pet).
K is for Kennicutt and Kinky.
L is for Lili Marlene and Littleman and Lucky the three-legged cat.
M is for Medical Rats and My Angel Rainey and Minnie who was only a cat.
N is for Nootsie and Nickabob.
O is for Okichan and Our Darling Chum and Ole Pal Stinky.
P is for Prince Elmer, Patsy Our Parrakeet [sic] and Pedro Sarratt who was a Potpourri of Loveliness.
Q is for Queenie and Queen Boots and SQUEDUNK, a pal of Pal.
R is for Robin Goodfellow and The Raggedy Man.
S is for SNAFU and Simba ( a goody good girl) and Senators Brown and Black.
T is for Trixie and Trinket and Trouble.
U is for Uncle Jerry and UmpyDan.
V is for Von and a Valentine, too!
W is for Weegie and Wiggie and Woogie and Wolfgang Mr. Puss.
X is for Xander, the family who loved Spot.
Y is for Why can’t I find any pets whose names start with a Y?
Z is for Zeba and Zig.
That’s all Folks!