Cremation

One of the best-known true American heroes in the past 50 years was Neil Armstrong, the first man to walk on the moon. When he died a little over a year ago, Armstrong was buried at sea. Although he became a household name for what...

Planes, Trains…And Remains August is a big vacation month for many families. Some of my family’s best memories (and photos!) came from vacations we experienced. Returning to the places where wonderful memories were made is a common way to celebrate the life of a loved one...

After deciding on cremation, one of the next choices you’ll need to make is what kind of urn will hold the remains. There are many factors to consider when selecting an urn, including what it’s made of, color and shape. Also, what will fit in...

I was reminded of a popular brainteaser from my childhood today: “A man and his son were in a terrible accident. The man was horribly injured and the son was rushed into emergency surgery. The surgeon walked into the room, looked at the boy and...

[caption id="attachment_3714" align="alignright" width="300"] Image courtesy of www.yelp.com[/caption] I recently saw a great article about Baby Boomers by Sally Kane on About.com. In it, she writes, “Baby Boomers are confident, independent and self-reliant. This generation grew up in an era of reform and believe they can...

[caption id="attachment_3348" align="alignright" width="275"] Image courtesy of www.ceremoniesbydesign.ca[/caption] Over the holidays I was blessed to visit with family and friends. Being in the industry, something about cremation always comes up with someone saying, “I’ve always wondered…” Well this year, it was followed by, “Is scattering ashes...

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