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How to Plan a Pet’s Funeral

| March 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

One of the most emotional loses that any family can endure is the loss of a pet. Planning for your pet’s funeral can be hard. A remembrance garden at home is something to contemplate. This will display your appreciation to remember your pet for a lifetime. This could be in the back forty of your […]

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The Passing of a Pet

| March 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

  Our modern culture contributes to the avoidance in dealing with the reality of death. This subject is often considered so ugly that many people feel it is impolite to even mention the D word. Many choose to use optional words instead. Death is seen to be bad, the ugly enemy—much too frightening and upsetting […]

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Cremation Ashes

| January 21, 2012 | 0 Comments

The maker says: This was shot in Holland, Sweden and Scotland over the summer. This is largely recycled material from a similarly themed bigger project that just didn’t turn out the way I was hoping it would. What I learned is that I definitely don’t belong in front of the camera, it’s very difficult to […]

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Walmart: Funeral Services?

| December 28, 2011 | 0 Comments

Beginning last January, Walmart offered funeral home services at 225 of its Supercenters. The Walmart slogan, “Save money. Live better,” will be altered at these locations to “Save money. Die stiffer.” Its motto “Always Low Prices” will be changed to “Eternally Low Prices.” The locations of Walmart funeral outlets are scattered around the country, with […]

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Funeral Costs and Death

| December 20, 2011 | 0 Comments

Plan Your Own Funeral Making plans for your funeral is easy to delay. Whatever your current state, remember this: the customary warning signs of death do not always apply. Surgeons will tell you that they spend their lives delving into the interiors of people who thought they’d be going home that very day, as every […]

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What To Do With Cremation Ashes

| December 14, 2011 | 0 Comments

The finality about burial. When it’s all over Luckily, cremation gives you no such conclusion. You get ashes back – if you want it. Cremated remains. They weigh around as much as the dead person did when they were born, so there’s a nice irony there. If you decided not to have a funeral for […]

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Airforce Dumps Corpses in Landfill

| December 8, 2011 | 0 Comments

A very sad story about our American Troops By msnbc.com staff The incinerated partial remains of at least 274 American troops were dumped in a Virginia landfill, according to government records, The Washington Post reported on Thursday. Air Force officials said that the dumping was hidden from families who had given authorization for the remains […]

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End Of Life

| November 29, 2011 | 0 Comments

End of Life Decisions This month in the US, many friends and families will come together to enjoy a Christmas and New Years Eve, drink some wine, and zealously shop for friends over the holiday weekends. With everyone coming together to celebrate, it’s an ideal time to make sure many of your friends and family […]

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Green Burial Cemetery

| November 22, 2011 | 0 Comments

My uncle a farmer in a small town in Michigan discovered a few months ago that he only has a few months to live because his family doctor discovered some cancer tumors in his lungs. Uncle Hank smoked 3 packs a day and also enjoyed a few beers after working in the fields all day […]

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Increasing Costs Of Funerals

| November 15, 2011 | 0 Comments

Ouch! Have you seen the high cost of funerals lately? During these tough economic times Funeral Experts reveals the predicted cost of a funeral in 2014 will be 11,500. In the last decade the average cost of a funeral increased by over 90%. With interest rates at an all time low, and home values not […]

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