Archive for August 4th, 2011

Just wanted to let everyone know that I will be on vacation next week without internet access. I’ve set up posts for all the days I’m gone, but it does mean that comment moderation will be non-existent, so be patient if it takes a while for your comment to show and be nice if you already have commenting privileges. See everyone on in a little over a week!

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Time for one of my favorite features – the zinkers I discovered at a new cemetery. The Philbins erected this monument to their son Michael, who lived until just past his first birthday. The zinker has lots of room for symbolism, as there is only the panel for the little boy. It includes a chain with a broken link to symbolize death as well as a dove and anchor for hope.

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The Wood monument remembers William, Jennie and Mary. Based on the ages and death dates, I would guess that William is Jennie and Mary’s father. There is also a little zinker lamb for a Minnie that doesn’t seem to appear on the main monument.

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