Here's a round-up of my writing PROJECTS including my current passion, local history, and past blogs that focus on my hobbies of exploring cemeteries and Old Hollywood.


LISA BURKS ONLINE

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Early blog of misc. stories and photos (2006-2010).

ADVENTURES IN GRAVE HUNTING

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Blog chronicling my exploration of cemeteries while living in Burbank, California (2004-2014). Includes links to my volunteer work for Find A Grave (2000-2014).

GRAND VIEW MEMORIAL PARK

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Grand View Memorial Park in Glendale, Calif., went through a lot of turmoil from 2005-2014 including being closed down by the state and a lengthy class action lawsuit. I chronicled it all on my own news website and now I'm using my notes to create a book on the cemetery's 100+ year history.

JEAN HARLOW

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The Platinum Blog honors my favorite actress (1910-1937) and includes a link to my original website, The Platinum Page, the first world's first dedicated Harlow site. (1996-2010)

WHITE LAKE HISTORICAL SOCIETY

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I joined this wonderful organization in 2017, specifically its book committee, which is currently gathering materials for a book to honor hometown heroes including military veterans, fire and police officers. (2017-present)

GENEALOGY

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Ancestry, Find A Grave and other genealogy projects....researching my family tree.