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Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Under a spreading tree

This was taken the same day as the barns below...in fact, just before we got to them. I like how massive this tree feels...I don't know what the grave is for. I always assume a beloved pet.

11 comments:

Ellie said...

Wow, that is a big tree and I love how it seems to protect that grave.

Judy said...

I wonder if it is a pet. That really is a beautiful big tree.

EG Wow said...

This shot is great, showing how graceful bare limbs can be.

Sandra said...

now this is what warms my heart. I LOVE TREES, all trees, big and little, leaf or leafless, this one is magnificent. and i would think pet also

TexWisGirl said...

wow, that's gorgeous! if i was to be buried, i'd want it to be there...

Kjell T. Evensen said...

A beautiful big three. Seems like it is protecting the grave, whomever lies there.

Mary said...

wow...neat to have the huge tree and the small well cared for grave. Makes a great shot! Maybe it is an old family graveyard. We have lots of those around here, but not usually just one grave, but a very small number.

don said...

Your title is so appropriate. The tree has huge branches. It makes a fine near silhouette.

George said...

The tree is amazing. I remember studying a poem that began 'Under the spreading chestnut tree ... ' This tree makes a perfect illustration.

Lois Evensen said...

For a pet? Perhaps a family cemetery?

Ginny said...

What a stunning and unusual picture story, the huge bare, spreading tree with the tiny grave under it!

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