Thursday, March 12, 2009

The Cross

Sticking with the cemetery picture theme of the week. I'm not sure why I like this one as much as I do but I really do like it. I am thinking it is because of the dense fog and the tree branches framing the top of the picture plus I am really interested in the old headstones.
When I was in fifth grade we did grave rubbings, I did my grandparents headstone. I'm not even sure if my Grandma's date of death was cut into it yet. I wonder what ever happened to the rubbing. Any idea Mom? You saved everything else we ever did! You all should see my Mom's filing cabinet. It is like a look back in time. Want to know how I did on a third grade spelling test? Look in the cabinet. She even kept every single award I ever got. Ya know, the paper ones with stars and stuff on them and the smelly sticker in the corner. I wonder if they still smell.
Anyway, I am getting way off track here.
Today should be the last day over at the hell house, errr I mean my Dad's house. We are hanging the last cupboard and the microwave. Yay us!!


Debbi March 12, 2009 at 8:56 AM  

I like this one too, because, although the cross is the forefront of the picture, it is taken in a way that makes me look beyond and into the fog in the background. Past death.

Bobby G March 12, 2009 at 9:11 AM  

GREAT PIC! I cant wait to start taking more good pics like this!

Just Roaming The Cities March 12, 2009 at 9:14 AM  

Maybe your into cemetary pics because Minnesota resembles a freakin cemetary with its weather as of late...

Cat March 12, 2009 at 11:12 AM  

Love the shot - the fog is so spooky. YAY FOR THE LAST DAY IN HELL!!

Kate March 12, 2009 at 12:04 PM  

Awesome photo!

You are quite the professional :o)

Bobbie Leigh March 12, 2009 at 7:05 PM  

You are an amazing photographer! I love it! I think yesterday remains my favorite.

Anonymous March 12, 2009 at 9:02 PM  

I adore walking through an old cemetery. The mistless fog sometimes present it an added +.

I bet mom saved them. ~Mary

dragonesque March 13, 2009 at 4:20 AM  

The trick of perspective with the low hanging branch at the closest enhances the eerie quality by making it appear like a furtive insight. I like Debbi's comment about looking beyond the fog past death. Awesome pic!

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