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On A Cold, Concrete Sidewalk

From Million Mile Reflections….. Play, Let The Blind Man Play……

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What Awaits Us?

Courtesy of Confessions of a Funeral Director Can We Chemically Induce Near Death Experiences?

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The Title Says It All

Little Miss Funeral wrote I’m Not Bored To Death A good description of part of the life of an undertaker. We need more FD’s like Lauren as so many of our “old timers” are retiring. If you come to funeral … Continue reading

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Someone Will Buy It

I have seen this panel in so many places, I am not sure who gets the credit, but I will give it to “New Daddy“, Caleb Wilde. Congratulations on the adoption being finalized! Now Caleb, make sure you work at … Continue reading

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I Can See Clearly Now

No, this is not about a video by Johnny Nash, but in case you were thinking it was: I Can See Clearly Now What this is, is a very cogent explanation of a struggle I (along with countless others) have … Continue reading

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Burning Up Vs. Burning Out

The “kid”, using the term affectionately, brings up some good points. From Confessions of a Funeral Director

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Mourners Bill of Rights

Courtesy of Caleb Wilde, at Confessions of a Funeral Director The Mourners Bill of Rights

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Monks Take Fight Against Casket Cartel to Federal Court

You may recall my discussing this a few months back…click here I hope the good brothers will prevail. What a dumb law this is. NEW ORLEANS — A federal court will decide whether an order of Benedictine monks can make … Continue reading

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Funeral Directors and Grief Counseling, Pt. 4

My Cyber-Buddy, Dale Clock, with Part 4 of his thoughts about funeral directors and grief counseling. Here is an earlier post from back in March He has some good ideas, so check out his blog and read Part 3…..Dale Time … Continue reading

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Hospice Social Worker Throws a No Hitter

OK, there wasn’t a batter, but…… You may recall a few months ago, that I wrote about sharing our season tickets for the Augusta Greenjackets with some of the caregivers in our community. As the season winds down to the … Continue reading

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Of Funeral History and Master’s Week

A short, “Master’s Week” post, complete with pictures of birds……but no birdies. I recently hosted a few colleagues who were in town for The Master’s golf tournament. We had the opportunity to spend several hours together, over two days, enjoying … Continue reading

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What’s Good For The Goose…

Those of us in funeral service have been experiencing a paradox over the last few decades. How is it that when a celebrity dies, we stop what we are doing to mourn someone we hardly knew, but when a family … Continue reading

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A Much Needed Distraction

Over the years, I am constantly reminded by those around me that I do little more than work and sleep. Although that statement would be a slight exaggeration, unfortunately it isn’t too far below that threshold. Like most people, I’m … Continue reading

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How it all began

It’s time for me to finally answer the question frequently asked of me….”So, what made you want to be a funeral director”?  The “reason” died on September 25, 2009 and I thought it would be as good a time as … Continue reading

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