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#61 loganinkosovo

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Posted 17 April 2010 - 07:34 PM

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The only difference between Socialism and National Socialism is the snappy uniforms. - Logan "Aside from ending Slavery, Fascism and Communist World Domination, War has never solved anything!""For it's Tommy this, an' Tommy that, an' "Chuck him out, the brute! But it's "Savior of 'is country" when the guns begin to shoot." - Rudyard Kipling"People sleep peaceably in their beds at night only because rough men stand ready to do violence on their behalf."---George Orwell"Always Remember-All Lessons in Life are Expensive.....and the last one costs you everything you have." - Logan"Socialism is just Communism without a Dictator....and you can always find a Dictator!" - Logan"An Armed Man is a Citizen. An Unarmed Man is a Subject. Subject to anything anyone wants to do to him." - Logan

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Posted 24 April 2010 - 02:33 PM

Babyland, Evergreen Cemetery, Bisbee, Arizona.......



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The only difference between Socialism and National Socialism is the snappy uniforms. - Logan "Aside from ending Slavery, Fascism and Communist World Domination, War has never solved anything!""For it's Tommy this, an' Tommy that, an' "Chuck him out, the brute! But it's "Savior of 'is country" when the guns begin to shoot." - Rudyard Kipling"People sleep peaceably in their beds at night only because rough men stand ready to do violence on their behalf."---George Orwell"Always Remember-All Lessons in Life are Expensive.....and the last one costs you everything you have." - Logan"Socialism is just Communism without a Dictator....and you can always find a Dictator!" - Logan"An Armed Man is a Citizen. An Unarmed Man is a Subject. Subject to anything anyone wants to do to him." - Logan

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Posted 24 April 2010 - 11:08 PM

I haven't read through this whole thread as I'm getting ready to go to bed but I have ALWAYS been fascinated with death. For as long as I can remember. And I'm another lover of cemetaries. We have one up in Pine with graves dating back to the 1800's. They are such peaceful places in my opinion. I'd love to volunteer to help clean some of them up one of these days (unfortunately atm my wheelchair does not have 4w drive... Trust me... I've tried navigating grassy knolls and failed miserabley.)
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Posted 28 April 2010 - 12:57 PM

Very Old Spanish Burials.......






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I hope I got the correct picture in the quote/reply?! It should be the 3rd one down - the little pile of rocks with a lone pink flower laid upon it. Logan, do you have any background on this particular grave? It is always sad to see a cemetery or grave site that is left untended. It feels so lonely - any info that you are aware of would be most interesting to hear. Thanks for keeping up with these beautiful photos - and for helping us all remember. That is what history is for me - a way of remembering even the so-called, least of us so that no life is taken for granted.
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Posted 29 April 2010 - 12:42 PM

Very Old Spanish Burials.......






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I hope I got the correct picture in the quote/reply?! It should be the 3rd one down - the little pile of rocks with a lone pink flower laid upon it. Logan, do you have any background on this particular grave? It is always sad to see a cemetery or grave site that is left untended. It feels so lonely - any info that you are aware of would be most interesting to hear. Thanks for keeping up with these beautiful photos - and for helping us all remember. That is what history is for me - a way of remembering even the so-called, least of us so that no life is taken for granted.


i agree; logon you take great pix. it is very lonely to see these little gravestones that are really old and probably no family around to keep it up. thanks for keeping us posted with these beautiful pix.

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Posted 13 May 2010 - 08:20 PM

I hope I got the correct picture in the quote/reply?! It should be the 3rd one down - the little pile of rocks with a lone pink flower laid upon it. Logan, do you have any background on this particular grave? It is always sad to see a cemetery or grave site that is left untended. It feels so lonely - any info that you are aware of would be most interesting to hear. Thanks for keeping up with these beautiful photos - and for helping us all remember. That is what history is for me - a way of remembering even the so-called, least of us so that no life is taken for granted.



I'm sorry but I have no information on the graves except that they are Spanish and very old.

Thanks to the whims of our Government I'm no longer in Arizona but in the Mojave desert instead. So getting any info would be impossible at this point.




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The only difference between Socialism and National Socialism is the snappy uniforms. - Logan "Aside from ending Slavery, Fascism and Communist World Domination, War has never solved anything!""For it's Tommy this, an' Tommy that, an' "Chuck him out, the brute! But it's "Savior of 'is country" when the guns begin to shoot." - Rudyard Kipling"People sleep peaceably in their beds at night only because rough men stand ready to do violence on their behalf."---George Orwell"Always Remember-All Lessons in Life are Expensive.....and the last one costs you everything you have." - Logan"Socialism is just Communism without a Dictator....and you can always find a Dictator!" - Logan"An Armed Man is a Citizen. An Unarmed Man is a Subject. Subject to anything anyone wants to do to him." - Logan

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Posted 20 May 2010 - 12:00 AM

A few more interesting final resting places from Evergreen Cemetery in Bisbee, AZ.




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The only difference between Socialism and National Socialism is the snappy uniforms. - Logan "Aside from ending Slavery, Fascism and Communist World Domination, War has never solved anything!""For it's Tommy this, an' Tommy that, an' "Chuck him out, the brute! But it's "Savior of 'is country" when the guns begin to shoot." - Rudyard Kipling"People sleep peaceably in their beds at night only because rough men stand ready to do violence on their behalf."---George Orwell"Always Remember-All Lessons in Life are Expensive.....and the last one costs you everything you have." - Logan"Socialism is just Communism without a Dictator....and you can always find a Dictator!" - Logan"An Armed Man is a Citizen. An Unarmed Man is a Subject. Subject to anything anyone wants to do to him." - Logan

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Posted 12 June 2010 - 06:29 PM

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The only difference between Socialism and National Socialism is the snappy uniforms. - Logan "Aside from ending Slavery, Fascism and Communist World Domination, War has never solved anything!""For it's Tommy this, an' Tommy that, an' "Chuck him out, the brute! But it's "Savior of 'is country" when the guns begin to shoot." - Rudyard Kipling"People sleep peaceably in their beds at night only because rough men stand ready to do violence on their behalf."---George Orwell"Always Remember-All Lessons in Life are Expensive.....and the last one costs you everything you have." - Logan"Socialism is just Communism without a Dictator....and you can always find a Dictator!" - Logan"An Armed Man is a Citizen. An Unarmed Man is a Subject. Subject to anything anyone wants to do to him." - Logan

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Posted 12 June 2010 - 06:41 PM

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Edited by loganinkosovo, 12 June 2010 - 06:43 PM.

The only difference between Socialism and National Socialism is the snappy uniforms. - Logan "Aside from ending Slavery, Fascism and Communist World Domination, War has never solved anything!""For it's Tommy this, an' Tommy that, an' "Chuck him out, the brute! But it's "Savior of 'is country" when the guns begin to shoot." - Rudyard Kipling"People sleep peaceably in their beds at night only because rough men stand ready to do violence on their behalf."---George Orwell"Always Remember-All Lessons in Life are Expensive.....and the last one costs you everything you have." - Logan"Socialism is just Communism without a Dictator....and you can always find a Dictator!" - Logan"An Armed Man is a Citizen. An Unarmed Man is a Subject. Subject to anything anyone wants to do to him." - Logan

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Posted 19 June 2010 - 04:42 PM

Something new on the American Thanatology scene, specially in the Desert Southwest, in the last 20 to 30 years is, for lack of a better term, the "Roadside Shrine".

A place by the side of the road where small white crosses or other more ornate religious objects denote where the accidental death of a loved one has occurred.

These are prevalent all throughout Europe, Mexico and South America and have now arrived on our shores.

I find them to be a great warning to other motorists about the fragility of life.



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The only difference between Socialism and National Socialism is the snappy uniforms. - Logan "Aside from ending Slavery, Fascism and Communist World Domination, War has never solved anything!""For it's Tommy this, an' Tommy that, an' "Chuck him out, the brute! But it's "Savior of 'is country" when the guns begin to shoot." - Rudyard Kipling"People sleep peaceably in their beds at night only because rough men stand ready to do violence on their behalf."---George Orwell"Always Remember-All Lessons in Life are Expensive.....and the last one costs you everything you have." - Logan"Socialism is just Communism without a Dictator....and you can always find a Dictator!" - Logan"An Armed Man is a Citizen. An Unarmed Man is a Subject. Subject to anything anyone wants to do to him." - Logan

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Posted 21 June 2010 - 02:45 PM

I've been seeing those roadside shrines here in Co for as long as I can remember. And then alot of people dedicate portions of the highway to a deceased loved one (and then it is their responsibility to keep that section clean).
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Posted 21 June 2010 - 04:55 PM

I've been seeing those roadside shrines here in Co for as long as I can remember. And then alot of people dedicate portions of the highway to a deceased loved one (and then it is their responsibility to keep that section clean).


The highway cleaning thing is new too. You didn't see either of them about 30 - 40 years ago. ;)

Edited by loganinkosovo, 21 June 2010 - 04:56 PM.

The only difference between Socialism and National Socialism is the snappy uniforms. - Logan "Aside from ending Slavery, Fascism and Communist World Domination, War has never solved anything!""For it's Tommy this, an' Tommy that, an' "Chuck him out, the brute! But it's "Savior of 'is country" when the guns begin to shoot." - Rudyard Kipling"People sleep peaceably in their beds at night only because rough men stand ready to do violence on their behalf."---George Orwell"Always Remember-All Lessons in Life are Expensive.....and the last one costs you everything you have." - Logan"Socialism is just Communism without a Dictator....and you can always find a Dictator!" - Logan"An Armed Man is a Citizen. An Unarmed Man is a Subject. Subject to anything anyone wants to do to him." - Logan

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Posted 30 June 2010 - 05:36 PM

I've been seeing those roadside shrines here in Co for as long as I can remember. And then alot of people dedicate portions of the highway to a deceased loved one (and then it is their responsibility to keep that section clean).


The highway cleaning thing is new too. You didn't see either of them about 30 - 40 years ago. :clap:

Well I've only been on this earth in this life for 21 years... But I see them all the time. There is one section of the highway in a dangerous area (if you go over it's about 100 ft down and they don't call it Windy Point for nothing) and there is a sign from some guys parents... I'm guessing he died in a drinking accident as the sign says something about never drinking and driving. And it's always decorated with flowers wrapped around the sign post. I can try to get a picture but it's not really a place you stop unless you're a tourist wanting to look out over the canyon.
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Posted 01 July 2010 - 10:17 AM

These are prevalent all throughout Europe, Mexico and South America and have now arrived on our shores.

Having been born (in El Paso) and raised in the southwest, I've been used to seeing these roadside memorials my whole life. They're from the Mexican culture where they're called "descansos" which loosely translates to "resting place." The belief is, that for as long as the descanso is maintained, the deceased will be remembered and the spirit will live on. One of Mexico's biggest celebrations is Dia de los Muertos or Day of the Dead (Oct. 31 - Nov. 2) that goes back at least 3000 years. (Okay. It should be DAYS of the Dead. Any reason to party works for me. :clap: ) When the Spanish Conquistadors arrived 500 years ago, they tried unsuccessfully to eradicate the ritual practice of honoring the dead.

Unfortunately, descansos have become so prolific, they are now considered hazards in many states and are actually illegal in some.
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Posted 22 July 2010 - 10:31 PM

Thanks for that Old Guy....... :)



St. Joseph's Cemetery, Cockeysville/Hunt Valley, Maryland....


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The only difference between Socialism and National Socialism is the snappy uniforms. - Logan "Aside from ending Slavery, Fascism and Communist World Domination, War has never solved anything!""For it's Tommy this, an' Tommy that, an' "Chuck him out, the brute! But it's "Savior of 'is country" when the guns begin to shoot." - Rudyard Kipling"People sleep peaceably in their beds at night only because rough men stand ready to do violence on their behalf."---George Orwell"Always Remember-All Lessons in Life are Expensive.....and the last one costs you everything you have." - Logan"Socialism is just Communism without a Dictator....and you can always find a Dictator!" - Logan"An Armed Man is a Citizen. An Unarmed Man is a Subject. Subject to anything anyone wants to do to him." - Logan




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