Thursday, December 9th, 2010 07:09 pm
Probably next to gravestones for children, homemade stones touch me the most.

And when you combine the two. . .

Imagine the emotions running through you as you select the rock on which you will carve a name.


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I didn't find out until much later that Thomas Andrew Isbell was in my family tree.
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I've seen a lot of these lately. Maybe they couldn't afford a carved stone, but you can't say this one came cheap, either.

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[identity profile] elizabeth o'neal (from livejournal.com)
Saturday, December 11th, 2010 12:21 am (UTC)
I agree - the homemade headstones are very poignant. I photographed many of these in the old Palmdale Cemetery several years ago.