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Superstition Church in Arizona

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We made a trip out to Canyon Lake in late summer and passed by this breathtaking scene outside of Goldfield, Arizona, near the Superstition Mountain Museum.

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Superstition Church AZ  - texas farmers daughterThe sky was incredible and we just couldn’t stop snapping pictures. The shadows on the Superstition Mountains were haunting.

Superstition Church - texas farmers daughterSuperstition Church - texas farmers daughterSteeple with clouds opening up - texas farmers daughter Since the chapel is near the Lost Dutchman Mine from the 1800s, I was hoping it would have some poetic history about miners and cowboy church or something like that.

Not so much.

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West Texas Cemetery

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West Texas cemetery doors - Texas Farmers DaughterThis old abandoned cemetery is out on a farm road behind our house in Texas. It’s something I’ve passed by a thousand times and never really given much thought to.  It’s run down, dusty, and the grave markers and headstones have faded, and corroded from the weather.

Weeds have grown around the graves and the walls have cracked. Still, there’s something beautiful about it.

West Texas cemetery gate - Texas Farmers DaughterBut something made me stop the other day and take these photos. It was something about the clouds that day that caught my attention, and I loved the way that they were framed by the mission arch in the black and white photo below.

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