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.

johnstown flood
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!


Cayleigh wondering Is it ready yet?


Hayden seemed to enjoy it


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

hayden and david

My sweet son!

my sweet son

Phil cranking while Chip “inspects”


Steve and Ellen


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

Phil and Cayleigh

Ahhh, it’s finally getting done!


David and I cranking


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


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