Tag Archives: Veterans Funeral Care

The Story Of Charlie Brown

I have heard and read a bit of this story over the years….Now, it is in the form of a book entitled: A Higher Call I will be purchasing it. An interview with the author. Interesting to note that both … Continue reading

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Sir, I Salute You.

This was passed on to me by one one of my local readers. Thanks Sandra. Truly remarkable, breathtaking, and any other positive adjective you want to insert. The Spirit Never Dies See the impossible done by someone who has done … Continue reading

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Coming Attractions

Earlier today, I received an e-mail from one of the members of my “Boy’s Club”. In his note note, he shared he was feeling a little down…maybe a lot down. It seems that in the last two months, he has … Continue reading

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Heaven…The Easy Answer?

For all the years I have been doing this work and for all the times I have heard the litany of platitudes, I have never thought of it in the terms that Caleb illustrates, referring to heaven as an “Easy … Continue reading

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Well Said

Blunt, I am often told, could be my middle name, although I do not use it much. I can really relate with Caleb’s comments and like him, have learned to “tip-toe through the Peace Lilly’s” so as not to offend … Continue reading

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Kelly’s Puzzle

The meetings wrap up this morning and after our farewell lunch, it is off to the airport. I won’t get home until after midnight and then back to work for an early appointment tomorrow… Taking the day off from blogging … Continue reading

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Twenty Four Hours Apart

Yesterday afternoon, I was with the widow of a friend and we were picking a site for a memorial bench at the “Duck Pond” in front of Aiken Regional Medical Centers. I had driven by it hundreds of times but … Continue reading

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I Hate When I Do That

Tomorrow, I leave for my 10th annual trip to Scottsdale, AZ to spend a few days with some of the most innovative people in funeral service. I am still humbled to be invited into their realm. I recall ordering my … Continue reading

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A Tangled Web

The link below is to a fantastic article in this weekend’s, Wall Street Journal, Weekend Investor section. The author is Kelly Greene Since Alicia and I are in the middle of re-doing our wills, (and our attorney is a subscriber … Continue reading

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Bombers Over Arizona

A peaceful, easy, graceful video…… SaberCat1 filming in HD the B17 and the B25 WWII Bombers over and around Arizona’s Superstition Mountains and Saguaro Lake. H5 Productions, in conjunction with The Commemorative Air Force filmed these aircraft during the Veterans … Continue reading

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Every Day…

…I want to learn something new. Here is today’s installment. (Thank you, Sandra) God Bless the men and women who serve this Country.

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Long Ride Home

I spent my “day off” yesterday speaking at a veterans workshop in Columbia, SC and visiting the construction site of our new cremation facility, also to be located in Columbia. I am going “full-circle” back to the days (and place) … Continue reading

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Stress?…What Stress?

Funeral Director Seminar Set

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Regrets?…Who, Me?

On Thursday, I found a post that mirrored my feelings at the time. I re-blogged it on Friday morning and it was called Regrets. I have had a bit of a cold, (better than the crud that’s going around), my … Continue reading

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All You Have To Do Is Ask

This is an amazing story….brought to you by Charles Osgood…and shared by one of our new, Veterans Funeral Care Funeral Homes…McAlister-Smith Funeral Home, right here in South Carolina. It does not take much for me to get teary eyed and … Continue reading

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