Tuesday, March 1, 2011

Theme Day: Favorite Part of Town

Today, March 1, 2011, is Theme Day across the CDPB(citydailyphotoblog) community. Today's theme was certainly a challenge. Where do I pick? What do I include? My favorite haunts as a youth and as an adult include: the Oaks, the Old Port, Morrill's Corner, Congress and Middle Streets and both the Western and Eastern Proms. So, what do I select? Well, none of the above-- I'm going with Evergreen Cemetery. Here captured, early this December, in all its whiteness. I grew up spending lots of days in here and even today, if I have something on my mind, it's a unique spot to sit and sort out some feelings. Enjoy!

21 comments:

  1. I have never seen a cemetery in snow,
    beautiful and spooky ...

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  2. Wonderful shot and a special place for this theme day. Good choice!

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  3. I understand your choice completely because cemeteries have always been peaceful and quiet places of unique beauty.

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  4. Exquisitely decorated with frost and snow... I have a definite affinity for cemeteries for their history and their charm... When in a foreign city I always visit the cemetery (weird photographer here)...

    This is one of your best!
    Genie

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  5. A unique selection for today's theme day -- I really it, particularly with the barren trees and snow covered ground.

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  6. Interesting to hear that you and others find cemeteries peaceful. . . I'm unsettled there.

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  7. A place for meditation and reflection is a good choice for a favorite place.

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  8. Yours is the second cemetery I have seen for Theme Day! I like them too, especially old ones with ornate markers.

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  9. Looks serene and a peaceful place!I mean...it's not sad.Your picture is beautiful with all snow.
    Léia

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  10. No wonder you've chosen this, it's beautiful!

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  11. Several of my friends use cemeteries as quiet meditative spots as do I. There is something within such places that whispers birth, death and rebirth helping shape ones attitude toward life in general. Lovely photo. -- barbara

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  12. Well I've got a helluva lot of thoughts to sort through at the moment but have nowhere as inviting as this to go to. Lovely shot, slightly melancholic.

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  13. Wonderful choice, Birdman. Great place to contemplate and prioritize. :)

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  14. A super choice! We have a lovely old cemetery here in the centre of the city that is a favourite place for people to walk and run about in - peaceful and contemplative! Nice one.

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  15. great shot, but makes me sad

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  16. I adore an old cemetery. Why...I don't know!

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  17. That is a very interesting choice, Birdman. I grew up with cemetaries on three out of four sides of the house we lived in. It seemed normal to me but did freak out many friends who hesitated to visit our house. Even though I grew pretty comfortable with cemetaries, I don't think I feel the way you do about them.

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  18. Very peaceful looking with all the snow.

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  19. Great choice - two of the houses I've lived in have been close to cemeteries and they are great places to enjoy but only ever in the daytime.

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  20. Morbid as it may sounds, I find cemeteries fascinating. And they are wonderful spots for photos as well!

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  21. I find many cemeteries to be places of beauty that invite contemplation and peacefulness. Sadness too, but not enough to keep me away.

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