Flickr Wednesday: Rob Goldstein

Very cool! One day, I will have to post a pic of my bed made from gun metal. If only we could get rid of all guns, esp. here in the U.S. where thousands die every year from gun violence!
Peace, love & a life free of violence for all,
Sherrie
Sherrie Miranda’s historically based, coming of age, Adventure novel “Secrets & Lies in El Salvador” is about an American girl in war-torn El Salvador:
http://tinyurl.com/klxbt4y
Her husband made a video for her novel. He wrote the song too. You can go to the Home page of her blog to watch it:
https://sherriemiranda1.wordpress.com
Or you can see it on YouTube:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P11Ch5chkAc 😉

Art by Rob Goldstein

I’ve had a chaotic eight days of back aches and mood swings.

I didn’t schedule anyone for Flickr Wednesday, so this week it’s me.

Yes…I know it’s Thursday.

This week’s Flickr Wednesday is a pictorial essay about a bench in San Francisco’s Precita Park.

The bench is made from melted guns.

This bench and the surrounding tiles are a memorial to Sylvia Menendez, 15, and Carlos Hernandez, 18.

The two were shot and killed in Precita Park, San Francisco in June of 1998.

Carlos and Sylvia NineThe bench is made of guns, melted down, and transformed into mourning lilies.

The bench was donated by the San Francisco based nonprofit, Peaceful Streets.

It is surrounded by hand painted tiles.

Carlos and SylviaTenI first saw the memorial bench in 2011 and took my first photograph of it with a blackberry.

In the past four years I’ve taken many pictures of the bench and the tiles.

The Public…

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