Grave Marker, United Church Graveyard, Twelve Mile Lake, Haliburton Highlands, Ontiario, Canada, October 2009

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    This unique grave marker is a most lovely idea. it marks the resting place of Barbara Ann Henley who was born in the same year as I. The inscription on the stone beneath reads, "When someone you love becomes a memory, the memory becomes a treasure". The bench is positioned facing the summer sunset, and is a peaceful resting spot.

    megpuente (sporadic temporarily), and 13 other people added this photo to their favorites.

    1. spearbearer 66 months ago | reply

      Lovely dark tones which suit the subject. The reddish colour and the grey are great together.

    2. ineedathis, the older I get, the more fun I have! 66 months ago | reply

      It is a unique indeed Bill! thank you for sharing these photos.

    3. Lori-B. 66 months ago | reply

      How suitable that these words are carved in stone. So true.

    4. rpunzelr ~ {Michelle} 66 months ago | reply

      We have this exact same memorial rock in our garden. The words are so beautiful and true.

    5. jennywalters88 66 months ago | reply

      Love the needles surrounding the stone! A beautiful memorial!

    6. trykemom 66 months ago | reply

      I agree that the dark tones suit the subject.

    7. c0gnate 66 months ago | reply

      Excellent documentary shot!

    8. myheartandsoul...ON and OFF 66 months ago | reply

      It certainly is ! Nicely captured !

    9. msamaclean © 66 months ago | reply

      So nice! The botanical garden here has memorial benches like this.
      Lovely verse.

    10. Laserone ☆ Lauren 66 months ago | reply

      wow, that is touching.

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    11. Shalimar_u 66 months ago | reply

      very original and unique memory piece.

    12. firmbegody 66 months ago | reply

      Beautiful words.

    13. zaazaa777 66 months ago | reply

      One never knows what treasures are hidden amongst the grass and the earth... Lovely memorial stone.

    14. Quay Bell 66 months ago | reply

      They are Beautiful words~
      I like reading tombstones & markers~
      Thanks for sharing!~

    15. southwest girl 66 months ago | reply

      what a beautiful find, a great quote and a wonderful shot

    16. g@n3 [deleted] 66 months ago | reply

      What a beautiful philosophy.

    17. jaciii (off&on) 66 months ago | reply

      Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Better than their Bests (Comment 1), and we'd love to have this important reminder added to the humble group!

    18. ღ♫♥flygal♥♫ღ 66 months ago | reply

      I agree Bill, this is a beautiful epitaph.

    19. Colorado Sands 66 months ago | reply

      This is very touching!

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