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Sunset Boy

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Sunset Boy
Salem Willows
Salem, Massachusetts

Posted for Thursday Challenge which is a weekly thematic collaboration of photo bloggers. This week's challenge is "orange." For more fine photos with this theme, click here.

Headstone Shadows

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Headstone Shadows
Greenlawn Cemetery
Salem, Massachusetts

Posted for Shadow Shot Sunday 2

The Shields Sisters

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Originally posted April 10, 2010.

These three young ladies are all sisters. I couldn't find a date of the photo but judging by the clothing I'm sure it's taken around the turn of the last century. From left to right are Elzena Rachel, Vallie, and Edith. Elzena Rachel would be my great-grandmother. Vallie and Edith would be my great aunts. My mother's middle name was Elzena. She didn't like her middle name and she seemed to get upset if we ever mentioned it. Of course we kids would never pass up a chance to tease mom but she took it well.

Don't you just love those outfits? They all have those cool little pocket books hanging from their belts. Vallie seems to have the slimmest waist, but you really can't tell about the waist lines of the two sitting sisters. I assume Vallie is wearing one of those torturous corsets popular at the time. The pattern of the material that makes up their blouses is so intricate. It looks as though Vallie and Edith's blouses are…

Batmobile

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Batmobile
Salem, Massachusetts

Even the cars get dressed up for Halloween in Salem, Massachusetts. Posted for Thursday Challenge. This week's challenge is "car." For many more photos with this them, click here for Thursday Challenge!

Night Silhouettes

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Night Silhouettes
Christian Science Plaza
Boston, Massachusetts

Posted for Thursday Challenge which is a weekly thematic collaboration of bloggers. This week's theme is "night." For more fine photos on this theme click here for Thursday Challenge.