The ceremony began with the arrival of the remains at the columbarium. The honor guard unfolded the flag and snapped it taught to cover the remains. The Chaplin reminded us of the meaning of service, read from the bible, recalled the life of our departed, and led us in prayer. At a distance, the rifle volley sounded three times and the bugler played taps. The honor guard refolded the flag in 13 folds, passed it to the Chaplin, and the Chaplin, on bended knee, presented the
Downtown is mostly back to business, but the panic persists among the religious. When it will end no one knows. Perhaps never. Outdoor masking is still popular along the mall. Some businesses still require them indoors, some don't. The government buildings do require them. At first it was two weeks to flatten the curve. Now its mandatory vaccines just to participate in society... Gear Photos were made with a Nikon D750 and a Zeiss Otus APO 85 mm f/1.4.