Tag Archives: SC Cremation Society

No Matter Where You Go. . .

People are going to die. A few more photos from my trip to Tanzania back in 2007. Caskets sold on dirt streets, Toyota “hearses” and overgrown cemeteries next to football fields. It’s all part of living.           … Continue reading

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Your Father Is Dead And My Pot Roast Is Ruined

The year was 2001 and a funeral director could not go for 24 hours without someone asking what they thought about the HBO TV show, Six Feet Under, (SFU). It created an interest  in our field not  seen since Jessica … Continue reading

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Go Figure

“To be tested is good.   The challenged life may be the best therapist”    –Gail Sheehy Thats funny, I’m been thinking about finding a therapist because of all the challenges in my life. Maybe I’ll just wait and save the … Continue reading

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A Lesson Observed

I was in Augusta, GA several times this past week, getting  death certificates signed and  filed. (I’m an undertaker, remember?) One of the certificates was being signed by a resident at Georgia Regents University Hospital, (Still referred to as “MCG” … Continue reading

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Say What?

Just when I think I’ve heard everything, I read this.       It is a basic yearning of those that mourn, but can it be duplicated in the laboratory? Thanks to connectingdirectors.com

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Coming Attractions

A re-blog of a re-blog….The Cycle of Life. Coming attractions for all of us… Cheery thought, eh? Like the sands of the hour glass, so are the days of our lives.  

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How Did I Survive? (A Saga)

Back in the good ol’ days, you did not get a social security number/card on the day you were born; you received it when you started working. I started on my first real job during the Summer of 1974 and … Continue reading

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Ah, finally something about funeral service. This is supposed to be a blog about funeral service, right? I saw this article today.  Jeff and I are casually acquainted and it wasn’t too long ago that we had a discussion along … Continue reading

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Wandering & Wondering

Today, I got to visit the site where my office is being moved to in a few weeks. Success comes with a price and we have already outgrown our “new” facility. Renovations are underway and as I wandered through the … Continue reading

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Imagine That

(I caught the typo in the title about 7 seconds after hitting “Publish”. So, my subscribers will think I’m a moron) Recently, I was asked where I saw my career in five years? Got me. As early as I can … Continue reading

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Thanks, I Needed That

This month has been the busiest month for the South Carolina Cremation Society since I started it over fifteen years ago…(and there is still a week to go)  I’m sorry about the families of the people who died, but we … Continue reading

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Chasing Insanity

Boy, did you readers miss a great post this morning….me blowing off steam about a couple of “colleagues” from the Southeast corner of our state who demonstrated for me  earlier today (very early today)   what lazy, uncaring buttheads they … Continue reading

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Monday On Wednesday

I like Mike Staver.  He is a smart and funny guy.       Our path’s crossed a few years ago, we hit it off and have had the opportunity to do some work together and open some doors for … Continue reading

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…Or To Die For A Cause Somewhere

I was home  the last few days while my wife and daughters were up visiting family (and building snowmen) in NJ. I’ll be making the trip to visit in two weeks and hopefully the weather will cooperate. Tending to the … Continue reading

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…something work related. I think it should be “are” instead of “is”, but aside from that, this makes perfect sense to this undertaker. HT, Carla.

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