Saturday, January 25, 2014

Roadside Memorials


Roadside memorials convey a more personal and intense
feeling of loss than fancy gravestones.


The February theme for City Daily Photo bloggers is "Entry."

20 comments:

cieldequimper said...

We're having more and more of them.

Andy said...

A way too common sight.

Kate said...

This is a common sight in New Mexico and México, and if it expresses heartfelt grief of the families, I applaud them for their expression of remembrance and grief.

EG CameraGirl said...

I have seen quite a few of these and agree they seem more personal than gravestones.

Thanks for posting the February 1st CDP theme.

Lowell said...

These always dismay me a lot! And driving by I always become suddenly become much more aware of my surroundings.

You, in the sand on a golf course? I can't believe that!

Birdman said...

I'm torn about these memorials. Some are a bit much... and for how long?

Dave-CostaRicaDailyPhoto.com said...

I think they cause people to drive more cautiously at a spot than a yellow caution sign.

Sylvia K said...

I agree with the others, a sad sight indeed, but somehow comforting to those who are grieving their loss.

PerthDailyPhoto said...

It is a too often sight here too. Is this a shot from your South African trip Jack?

William Kendall said...

I have to agree with Birdman. It's sad to see these, but at what point is it too long?

Sharon said...

They certainly do! I see quite a lot of them here in the southwest.

VP said...

I understand the reason, but can't help liking them...

Tanya Breese said...

they are so sad...it really makes me wonder about the person or people killed and their families :(

Malyss said...

I agree with you.Very moving..

RedPat said...

It's always a sobering sight, Jack!

Dianne said...

I've just returned from a long road trip and saw a lot of these roadside memorials. Definitely a sobering reminder to drive safe.

John "By Stargoose And Hanglands" said...

Always sad to see them and I wonder when this all started; don't remember seeing them when I was younger - or am I just more aware of mortality these days?

Taken For Granted said...

I see these along our highways, always sad to see.

Randy said...

We have them everywhere.

JM said...

I totally agree with you, Jack!