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a candle for grandma

Remembering loved ones on a bitterly cold All Saints' Day at the Woodland Cemetery. See more?

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Deslilas said...

Gaston Bachelard wrote a fine book "La flamme d'une chandelle", poetry and philosophy. "The candle flame".

Kate said...

It's a lovely way to remember loved ones. Candles always give off soft illumination and give a sense of serenity and peace.

JM said...

Beautuful shot! Love the light of all those candles.

Järnladyn said...

You have managed to catch both the cold and the warmth of this day. A very nice shot!

Per Stromsjo said...

Hadn't heard of this author, Deslilas. According to Wikipedia he was an important philosopher and this appears to have been his last book.

Kate: And the impression when thousands of candles are lit... is overwhelming.

JM: Thanks. It was a picture perfect day except for the little fact that it was dreadfully cold. My fingers didn't appreciate this photo session.

Järnladyn: It certainly was a day of cold as well as warmth and I'm glad if the photo can convey a sense of it all.

Anonymous said...

Always good to remember.


Per Stromsjo said...

Remembering, being grateful for the time we got with loved ones and - most important - caring for the ones we still have around us.

Thanks Paz.

Tinsie said...

That's a nice shot. I didn't know you celebrated this day too.

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