Tuesday, December 25, 2007

Christmas day at Green-Wood

Every year on Christmas day when I can, I go to visit my parents resting place At Green-Wood Cemetery. This year it turned out to be a good day weather wise so I walked there. I had my camera with me so I took some shots. Green-Wood Cemetery is an important feature of Sunset Park and there are quite a few Sunset Parkers who find their final resting place there.

Out in the center of this shot is an obelisk gravestone with a Christmas wreath on it.

The Hillside Mausoleum. Some people call them condos for the deceased. However on bad weather days it makes paying respects to the departed bearable.

An oasis of green shrubbery amongst the barren tress of winter.

After the cemetery I took in Christmas mid day mass at Immaculate Heart of Mary Church. Located a mere four blocks from the cemetery on East 2nd street and Fort Hamilton Parkway. It is the first church I attended on arriving to The United States in 1962.

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