One of the Oakland blogs I follow and enjoy is Oakland Daily Photo. Besides showing great photos from around Oakland, Carolyn also takes part in various photo memes. One that caught my attention recently is called called "taphophile tragics", and was highlighted in her recent post featuring the Schmidt angel.
A taphophile is someone who is interested in funerals, graves and cemeteries. Which I guess includes me, at least for the graves and cemeteries part. In the last couple of months I've taken hundreds of pictures of the Mountain View Cemetery (250+ posted, no idea how many total I took.) My addition to the meme is a some of my favorites, shown below.
Mountain View Cemetery: Founders
Mountain View Cemetery: Symbols
Mountain View Cemetery