In Uncategorized on May 14, 2011 at 11:35 am
Crosses Memorial to US Dead in Iraq (Lafayette, CA)
Why do we remember?
Harvey Milk Memorial, Castro Street Station, San Francisco
Why do people display their memory of one who has passed?
Long Island, NY
Is this a universal human need, response?
Paris- this torch (from the Statue of Liberty) became a memorial to Princess Diana of Wales who died not far from here in the Tunnel d'Alma
Roadside Memorial between Gilroy and Casa de Fruita, California
In what ways are these memorials different than those in cemeteries?
Memorial Corner at 18th and Castro Streets, San Francsico, for Dan Cusick
What purpose do these public memorials serve?
Castro and 18th Streets, San Francisco
Do you want to be remembered?
In Cemeteries on May 2, 2011 at 10:28 am
Cemeteries can work both as resting places for our dead and as parks for us (see Assitens Kirkegard and Pere Lachaise below). Here are some delightful examples:
Columbarium at Arlington National Cemetery
Assistens Kirkegård Cemetery/Park, Denmark
Aoyama Cemetery, Japan
Resting spot for the living
In the desert
Pere Lachaise, Paris