Too Little Too Late – A Memorial Gone Wrong

Posted on June 5th, 2020
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Yesterday, Jane was on duty as a tour guide at a lovely little pre-revolutionary war church in rural Virginia. It was late in the afternoon when a youngish woman wearing shorts and a Cubs ball hat stepped into the visitor’s center looking lost. Thinking that she might need directions, Jane quietly approached to offer her […]

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Normandy’s Hallowed Ground

Posted on May 29th, 2020
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On June 6, 2019 the world will mark the 75th anniversary of the Normandy Invasion during World War II. The invasion by the Allied Forces established a foothold on the shores of France; and was the start of the Allied advance into the interior which eventually lead to victory in Europe and liberty for the […]

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Memorial Day

Posted on May 22nd, 2020
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What is the purpose of Memorial Day? Why do we have this holiday? Of course, it is a three-day weekend. A perfect time to hit the road and do something in the great outdoors. After all, in most parts of the country it’s the start of the Summer season. Time to clean off the grill, […]

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Planning for Cremation

Posted on May 15th, 2020
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Choose a cremation provider. Decide on a “closing” ceremony. Choose a final resting place. Start with the end. Where will your cremated remains “rest?” On average, a cremated human body will be reduced to about five pounds of coarse “ash”.  There are three general choices for resting places and a variety of options within each […]

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Spring: A Fresh, Optimistic Start

Posted on May 8th, 2020
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The birds are back. Nest building is underway across America. The early blooms dot the landscape with bright yellows and blues. The grass is that beautiful fresh green that only happens this time of year. Spring has arrived. People feel revitalized, ready to take on new tasks and are optimistic about the future. Of course, […]

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