10-12-13 At the End of the Day

This cemetery, which is south of the Missouri town of Boonville, is yet another place that I have driven by and then turned around so I can get a closer look. And then, when I got out of my vehicle, I didn’t take my camera. Frankly, I just wanted to walk among the tomb stones,…

12-10-12 The Little Angel

I wandered into one of our community’s cemeteries today in search of photo opportunities and I ended up visiting the little angel that graces a 1911 grave site. I have photographed her before but I couldn’t resist taking a few more pictures. She seems obvlious to the cold and snow that embrace her. . .

Pacific View

This post has more personal meaning than it does photographic value. It is a quick shot I took of the display for my Aunt Betty at her recent memorial service in California. The cemetery is called Pacific View and though the Pacific ocean isn’t visible in this photo, it is visible from Betty and Cliff’s…

A Little Prayer

For the first time in two years, I have updated my blog’s look. I’ve been contemplating a change for a while but fear of the unknown kept me at bay. When you change themes in blogs, all of the photos have to be resized, hopefully by an automated process. And who knows what you’ll get?…

The Old, Rugged Tree

While visiting California recently, I wandered over to a cemetery near my aunt’s house. It was a cemetery unlike anything in my home state – large mausoleums with drawers for the remains of loved ones. And there were no above-ground tomb stones. The most striking feature was the landscape and trees, most of which were…