Weekly Photo Challenge – (Final) Reward


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Travels and Trifiles

Travels and Trifles

“The final reward of the dead – to die no more.”

Friedrich Nietzsche

(7 Photos)

SPOILS OF WAR SPOILS OF WAR

Last week I participated in an interesting photo shoot at Magnolia Cemetery here in Charleston with local AP professional Alice Keeney. I’ve chosen to highlight some of my thoughts and favorite captures of a day spent among those who have gone to their “final reward”.  Although some may find my response to Krista’s “Reward” challenge a bit somber, for the believers among us,  perhaps not.  As an aside, try as I might I could not find the origin of the phrase. Can anyone out there in the blogosphere lend a hand on that?

LOCAL RESIDENTS HITHER AND YON

“Being a Humanist means trying to behave decently without expectation of rewards or punishment after you are dead.”

Kurt Vonnegut

For a cemetery, Magnolia is remarkably full of life. There are magnificent old Live Oak…

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