Tuesday, August 16, 2011

A Cemetery Tour



I love cemeteries and taking photos of unusual gravestones.
Debra and I went to Somerset and looked at a couple of cemeteries and then a couple in Hopwood.

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On May 31, 1889, a neglected dam and a phenomenal storm led to a catastrophe in which 2,209 people died.
This is a grave from a young man who died in that flood.

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We went to the Jewish Cemetery  and the Founding Fathers Cemetery in Hopwood. I had tears in my eyes from this tombstone…so sad!

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On a happier note, we bought an old fashioned ice cream maker, with the crank and made ice cream with the gang.

I loved watching the little ones turning the crank!

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Cayleigh wondering Is it ready yet?

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Hayden seemed to enjoy it

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David and Hayden, man, Hayden is not afraid of anyone!
I can’t believe David use to be the size of Hayden!

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My sweet son!

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Phil cranking while Chip “inspects”

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Steve and Ellen

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Come on Mr. Phil, is is ready yet???

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Ahhh, it’s finally getting done!

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David and I cranking

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Me enjoying the fruits of our labor. Photo courtesy of Ellen



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