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Hari OMthat top one appears to be home made, and all the more charming for it! I do like to look around old cemetaries; one can feel the history and the stories. YAM xx
I can't resist a stroll around the gravestones, though the one in the village where I grew up has far too many names of people that I used to know.
...Betty, how I love this cemetery! The graves covered with stone or concrete look like those in Hawaii. There are so many interesting styles here, I wish that was there!
Not far from our home, a similar cemetery exists. I love places that "show their age."...:)JP
It's interesting seeing old cemeteries. There is so much history behind them.
What a beautiful old cemetery! I'm a genealogist and I have spent a lot of time walking through cemeteries. Sometimes you find the most interesting stories written on these stones. The babies always get to me as I wonder what happened to them. My great grandmother had 16 children, and some died really young, one actualla few days after she gave birth to another.. What a tragic sad life our ancesters sometimes lived.
The diversity is charming.... especially loved the handmade by loved ones (the first picture I think) and the one that adds the line'loved by his 20 grandchildren' after listing his wife and children... that is sweet.
Such a Splendid Collection of Lives Remembered.
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