Friday, September 21, 2018

Historic church

I had errands this afternoon in Jasper, which is the county seat. I had to pick up a check from the coffee house for the last gig we did in August. Then a dash by the seed and feed store to stock up on dog food, bird seed, and chicken feed. As I drove through downtown, I passed the old Methodist Church. It's a historic place. Franklin D. Roosevelt attended the funeral of Willaim Brockman Bankhead. He was the Speaker of the House of Representatives. Harry Truman also attended the funeral. 

It's a beautiful old church. As I drove up the street today, I looked over and the clouds behind the church were stunning. No one was behind me so when I stopped at the stop sign, I rolled down the window and snapped a picture.

I'm out of steam tonight so this is the best I have to offer.

9 comments:

  1. You have come 'back' a lot since your operation.
    Joy

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  2. This is pretty damn impressive. Apologies not warranted.

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  3. Oh my, those clouds behind that historic church are impressive for sure. The church is too and looks like it's been well cared for. I love historical buildings and the history behind them. Hope today finds you renewed and refreshed.

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  4. No apologies are necessary, it's beautiful!!

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  5. It is a fantastic best. Words escape as I want to express my admiration but I have nothing.

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  6. My kind of clouds, I can see all kinds of things in clouds like that. You make an impressive shot, even 'from the hip!'

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  7. Impressive pic! And thanks for the history lesson -- new info for me.

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  8. This is a dramatic photo, like the clouds are watching over this church. This church looks like a mausoleum or something from Washington D. C.

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  9. This is a captivating photograph. So often those "on the fly" photos are the surprising and exciting ones. Well done!

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