It's been really cold and dreary here in Michigan as of late.
The weather inspired and helped release my suppressed nostalgic 90s flannel wearing sweater grunge rooted vibes. 😆
This flight and music mix is a tribute to on of my favorite bands from that period.
Video and photo shoot from a local cemetery.
As a child, my brother and I were fascinated by this graveyard. It was built in the 1800s and is a Catholic Jesuit Cemetery. A few of the graves carry the remains of Civil War soldiers. The crypt is located on a hill and houses a famous Jesuit priest buried beneath the floor.
I was fascinated when I flew over the crypt and saw the unusual letters "AMDG".
One of my smart historical colleagues let me know that the markings represented a famous Latin Jesuit Saying:
Ad Majored Dei Gloria: "For the Greater Glory of God"
May everyone rest in piece 🐼
"Art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same time." ~
“Music gives a soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination and life to everything.” ― Plato
Wanted to try and create a something darker this month since Halloween will be here before we know it. I have to admit old cemeteries are quite fascinating to me. Walking the grounds springs forth a multitude of a variety feelings. Of course sadness is the most common, but also happiness.
Here is a stream of consciousness from my experience:
Dark, peace, rest, lovers, friends, warriors, sleeping, loss, grieving, empty, lingering, lost, pain, anger, sadness, good memories, moments in time, flickering, dust, earth, wind, memorial, rise, fall, leaves, rebirth.
Enjoy everyone 🐼
“Moments of solitude with Mother Nature is sunshine to a soul.” — Anthony Douglas Williams