All Souls, 2016
(Picture actually taken October 30, 2016)
Vandals removed all flags except for the US flag,
and stole the garden plot border as well.
The flags are now restored but we wait
for the cemetery to install a new border.
Good Friday, 2015 - Changing of the flags and Easter season cross
May 11, 2014 - Changing of the flags and Easter season cross
November 5, 2013 - Changing of the flags and weeding of the site:
The graveyard is clear of storms.
November 12, 2012 - Veterans' Day Holiday:
five years after his passing, the cemetery is askew with broken branches and dead trees
due to the one-two punch of Superstorm Sandy and the nor'easter that followed;
he has no need to worry about that now.
May 14, 2012, as Memorial Day approaches: wide view showing military plaque, and closeup
New Year's Day, 2012: grave blanket and changing of flags
A new spring, May 9, 2011: another changing of the flags
"For still there are so many things
That I have never seen
In every wood in every spring
There is a different green." - J.R.R. Tolkien
October 30, 2010 - Third anniversary of interment
From a distance, the leaves are dropping, the spruce is growing, and new tombstones are erected
Closer in, as Veteran's Day draws near, the flags have been replaced as they are each three months
May, 2009 - Lithuanian Flag added
Lithuanian Flag added - closeup
March, 2009: Air Force Flag Holder and Irish Flag for St. Patrick's Day
Closeup of Air Force holder and Flags
Seen dimly through the Evergreen
Coming more into focus
United States Air Force footstone closeup
Grave Blanket and Tombstone
November, 2008: Start of the Garden
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Last updated: Saturday, May 30, 2020