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Jake’s topic this week is Surroundings.

I was think of how our surroundings affect our mood: how some people think surroundings matter even AFTER you are dead and buried. Now, I’m not trying to be morbid…but haven’t you noticed how beautiful most cemeteries are? My grandmother’s cemetery plot is on a hill overlooking what used to be a drive-in movie theater; she used to joke that she was going to spend eternity watching movies! (Unfortunately, the drive-in is no longer functional, though the screen is still there.) But her view is nothing like the one in the photos I have shown here.

Graveyard in Hull, MA

Recently some cousins of mine visited from Colorado. My brother and I took them to a cemetery of a seaside town to look at the surroundings. You will see why…it is on a peninsula. One direction provides a view of the bay and the other provides a view of the ocean.

Graveyard view of the bay

Graveyard ocean view

I certainly wouldn’t mind those surroundings for eternity!

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The example provided on the Daily Post for this challenge is a beach scene. I hate to be a copy-cat, but a photo of a beach is a great example because you can see a long way into the distance: everywhere else it seems there are homes or other structures blocking our view.

So beaches are the only place near where I live that you can see for a distance; these are taken at two different beaches along the Atlantic Ocean.

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