Serendipity #CFFC

During a recent trip to Pittsburgh, we stopped to visit my mother’s grave. We were driving out of the cemetery when I spied this. I had to back up and snag a picture. I thought I’d have to hang onto it for a long time before finding a use, but Cee changed my plans. Her Fun Photo Challenge this week is “Tombstones or Cemeteries” – I couldn’t resist posting on a Tuesday – Thanks Cee!

I guess this guy was a tree lover.

About Dan Antion

Husband, father, woodworker, cyclist, photographer, geek - oh wait, I’m writing this like I only have 140 characters. I am all those things, and more, and all of these passions present me with opportunities to observe, and think about things that I can’t write about in other places. I have started this blog to catch the stuff that falls out, overflows and just plain doesn’t fit the other containers in my life.
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35 Responses to Serendipity #CFFC

  1. Ruth says:

    Serendipity indeed – that’s a great tombstone! :-)

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  2. Nice one! But the guy could also have been a dog lover. 😄

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  3. dweezer19 says:

    Wow. I might like that if I were being planted Dan. Think I’d prefer something planting a real tree over my grave though, 😉

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  4. Great match for the theme. Don’t you find it amazing that sometimes things click just so perfectly?

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  5. That’s different. Sure does make me want to know more about this Donaldson (or is it Gilmore?) person.

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  6. This takes the term, tree hugger, to a whole new level. :-)

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  7. joey says:

    Nice find :) I always enjoy the more original, more artistic markers.

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  8. bikerchick57 says:

    A Tuesday post? I almost missed this!

    That’s a very unique tombstone. I’d like to know the story behind the tree. It has to be a good one!

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  9. hilarymb says:

    Hi Dan – incredible tying in of moments. That is an incredible ‘tombstone’ or monument to I guess as you mention a prodigious tree lover. In the old cemetery here – when I’ve walked through … I’ve been amazed at the creativeness of the tombstones … I expect your mother would be somewhat surprised at what came about after your visit to her resting place … but I’m sure she’d have laughed too – cheers Hilary

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    • Dan Antion says:

      Thanks Hilary. I think she would have chuckled. When I explained why I was taking pictures of her neighbor’s apartment doors (Thursday Doors) she said: “well, if you want pictures of interesting doors, you need to go down that end…”

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  10. GP Cox says:

    Puts a whole new look on the term, ‘getting planted’!!

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  11. Joanne Sisco says:

    Nice! I would have backed up too for a photo of this one :)

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  12. Cee Neuner says:

    Wonderful photo. I like the tree headstone.

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  13. Jennie says:

    Now, that is one of a kind!

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  14. Peter Nena says:

    Serendipity and serenity. I think serenity is only found in cemeteries.

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