Blog

I have always liked the Disney quote, "If you can dream it, you can do it." That's pretty much where we are now when it comes to unique urns and scattering choices. No longer are loved ones limited to a handful of options that look...

Have you sat through a cremation arrangement meeting with a funeral home? If so, you probably reached the end of the financial paperwork and asked, “What are all the cremation fees?” Let’s talk about some of the most common ones. Cremation Permit and Medical Examiner Fees When...

I’m not a grief counselor although I’ve benefited greatly from the ones I know. And I’m not a pastor or priest. But I am a funeral director who has experienced all sides of the Holiday Season and am grateful for those who help make this...

My brother and his family are planning a trip to New Orleans. Like many tourists, one of the items on their "to do" list is visiting one of the Crescent City's famous above ground cemeteries. Thanks mostly to the high water table there, approximately 90...

You may know that full-body in-ground burials usually involve a reinforced concrete outer burial container, often called a burial vault. But did you know the same goes for burying cremation urns? First of all, it's not because of the law. Most states, including Texas, do NOT...

If you made the decision to choose cremation as an alternative to conventional burial, you may be seeking a way to have a green cremation. A properly and responsibly conducted cremation is considered by some to be more environmentally-friendly than traditional burial. Even if you...