Saturday, August 28, 2010

Watching a sunset from a different view

The day was a day full of missions. Do you have those sort of days, when you have to pack several large missions in a 24 hour period?

  I know we all do day every day, I just stretched this over many miles today.
Packed an overnight bag just in case I was too tired to drive but I just kept driving, and driving because I'm such a homebody that I had to get back home even if it was midnight.

The best part of my day was to put new flowers at the cemetary and this time, I happened to be there at sunset, which was so peaceful. I was surprised the weather was 75 and hardly any humidity. The grass was deeply green and lush and I just threw off my shoes and watched it.





I watched the clouds change shape and imagined what they could look like.


I love sunflowers so when I saw these, I had to put them into the mix.


Until October when I get back to put Fall ones out.


I started with these wildflowers from Hobby Lobby....my next to favorite store.
Then added the others. I know this is a wild mix but it all worked out.


Some folks may think this is morbid, but for me it's something I look forward to every 3 months at least. This spot is 4 hours from our house. I wish it was much closer and maybe one day it will be with a miracle.

Today I was by myself, so I just took a rest for a while and watched the sunset in the most orange of colors I wish my camera could fully capture.

Then onward again to my journey back home.
For I know his spirit is always with me and this is just his resting place many miles away and as long as I'm alive and able, I will always be the one to take care of this spot on the Earth.

6 comments:

  1. It looks so peaceful. Thank you for sharing.

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  2. what a beautiful post. Sunset is such a special time and can really be a meaningful time of day to visit a grave. The flowers are lovely.

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  3. Very sweet post - Love the pics of the sunset and flowers. :)

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  4. I don't think that there is anything morbid about going to a cemetary. I find it to be a very calming place to think of your loved one and to contemplate your own life. You were so lucky to have the wonderful sunset while you were there.

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  5. Thank you for such a beautiful start to my Saturday. The pictures, the music, I was at peace.

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  6. what a lovely post, awesome photos and flowers for your son's grave and what pretty feet for such a busy lady...glad I did my pedi last night or I would feel so awful..;p

    Have a wonderful relaxing Sunday.

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