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All expertly processed as well, a pleasure to look at these! Other than a memorial service and maybe a flurry of Facebook messages after a loss, the rituals of mourning have been lost. It's been quite a while since I posted on here, kinda was in a funk all of last year and lost some inspiration but, this year I believe I have rediscovered my vision and inspiration once again. Terlingua Texas is a ghost town that has been repopulated in recent years by a variety of folks who drifted in from other places. Creosote, ocotillo, and cactus cling to life among the rocks that cover the graves. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. ( Log Out /
The old cemetery is in the middle of present day Terlingua. There was something so evocative about those chairs, so symbolic of a different way of viewing death, that it makes me want to reflect upon them some more. She’s the author of the Near the Exit: Travels With the Not-So-Grim Reaper and Holy Rover: Journeys in Search of Mystery, Miracles, and God.
Independence aside, the residents have built a community that looks after itself with a sense of open minded tolerance. The Terlingua Cemetery might well be my favorite graveyard in the world, which is saying something because I’ve visited a lot of them (see my book Near the Exit: Travels with the Not-So-Grim Reaper). Every year in November, folks gather at the cemetery to celebrate Day of the Dead and to offer their respect to the departed. My favourite is view out of the window in "Terlingua Ghost Town Cemetary-15 (1 of 1)" - TFS.
For all of you photogs: Canon 5D Mark III, 30 sec at f / 2.8, ISO 4000, 17mm (EF16-35mm f/2.8L II USM). And, admission is free. A number of the graves are delightfully odd. Long gone are the Victorian days when people would wear black for many months to indicate a loss. At the turn of the twentieth century, Terlingua became a flourishing mining town that yielded copious amounts of mercury, called quicksilver at the time. Enter your e-mail address for things to do, restaurants to try and much more! Outside of work, you can likely find her curled up on the sofa with a hot cup of coffee, watching a crime TV show or scary movie. ... mainly because the dead just might outnumber the living in this quintessential ghost town. Terlingua Texas is a ghost town that has been repopulated in recent years by a variety of folks who drifted in from other places. A very fine continuation, of which the last two appeal to me the most. Terlingua Ghost Town Cemetary-8 (1 of 1) by J.Albert Andrade, on Flickr Terlingua Ghost Town Cemetary-5 (1 of 1) by J.Albert Andrade, on Flickr Terlingua Ghost Town Cemetary-2 (1 of 1) by J.Albert Andrade, on Flickr Terlingua Ghost Town … The last three images are particularly pleasing, each showing a very different aspect of the subject. Terlingua Cemetery in Texas: A Destination Graveyard. Visitors can only speculate about the deceased and what their daily lives must have been like in days when quicksilver turned this region from a sleepy little village into a community of a couple of thousand — and eventually into a ghost town. Katie Lawrence is a Southeast Texas native who graduated 18th in her high school class with a GPA of 4.25.
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