Thursday, March 26, 2009

Skywatch Friday

The flags at Memorial Park in San Ramon fly at half-staff 
in honor of four Oakland Police Officers 
who were killed in the line of duty on March 21st: 

Officers Dunakin, Hege, Romans, and Sakai - 
Rest in Peace...

San Ramon, CA
(3/23/09)

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34 comments:

Louise said...

Beautiful photo. I wonder if that is why our flags are flying at half-mast.

Bryan said...

Great tribute photo.

koala said...

Ha ha ha great nick Photoblogista! Kicks butt of all those snobby bloggers.

Secret Mom Thoughts said...

Beautiful and sad.

Today's Blah... said...

Wow, flags are just beautiful to capture and yours are more beautiful against the blue blue sky.

Babooshka said...

The flags are so striking against such a blue sky

April said...

Beautiful blue sky at such a sad time.

Guy D said...

I love the blue sky behind the flags, great shot. Also props on your header pic, its outstanding.

Have a great weekend!
Guy
Regina In Pictures

Cheryl Ann said...

Beautiful, but in a sad way.

Sally in WA said...

Beautiful photo. How sad for the officers' families and citizens of Oakland though.

Barbara said...

An awesome tribute for these lost officers.
Barb

Russ said...

Very nice. I heard about it - what a tragedy.

Tammie Lee said...

Very sad tragedy.
You captured the flags in motion beautifully~

asthmagirl said...

Despite the sadness of the occasion, that sky is stunning!

Leena said...

Thank you for your visit still cold snowy Finland!
Your blue, sunny sky is wonderful to see even with this sad thing in this photo.
I wish a beautiful day to you!

david mcmahon said...

What a poignant way to interpret the theme - also enjoyed your previous shot of the koi pond.

Thank you for the visit and comment.

Jim said...

Very sad, what happened.

Daryl said...

Such a bright blue sky and such sad news

connie said...

That is so sad about those officers. I feel for their families and community.

Photo Cache said...

What a fitting tribute to the fallen officers and their families.

Brit' Gal Sarah said...

The flags look so great against that blue sky.

Lisa Wilson said...

Beautiful photo and perfect tribute. This is just so sad. My husband is a police officer and used to be on a SWAT team when we lived in Oklahoma.

E. Floyd said...

nice photo and good commemoration of the fallen police.

Your EG Tour Guide said...

Such a tragedy! Yes, it hit the news in Canada too.

Evita said...

I don't watch the news so I have no idea what happened, but the picture is a small, nice memorial to them.

Carol said...

It's a beautiful photo...the background is great....I always am sad to see flags at half mast....

Tarolino said...

A nice tribute from you to post this photo here. Very sad.

FA said...

Nice tribute to our fallen policeman. Their funeral was today so this unecessary trajedy is heavy on my heart and mind. May they rest in peace. Thanks for stopping by monasterydailyphoto.

Red said...

Excellent tribute and SkyWatch contribution. God bless those men and their families!

chrome3d said...

Such a sad beautiful day it is.

magiceye said...

super shot!
may their souls rest in peace

syel said...

love the clear blue sky behind the flags. that's a bit sad though, may they rest in peace.

storyteller said...

Beautiful photo drawing attention to this sad event.
Hugs and blessings,

Tricia said...

Great tribute to them w/ this photo!!!