The Gift of a Note to Your Family

The Gift of a Note to Your Family

Posted on July 24, 2020 by Allen McMullen | Leave a comment
Posted under Preplanning

Nothing means more to a grieving child, spouse, sister, brother or friend than a personal note from the deceased. It’s something that will be cherished. The note will make its way out of it’s safe keeping spot whenever the mourner needs to feel close to the person who died. It will be read on those […]

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Until Death Do Us Part: Losing a Spouse

Until Death Do Us Part: Losing a Spouse

Posted on July 17, 2020 by Allen McMullen | Leave a comment
Posted under Dealing with loss

By now most of the big stuff is probably done. The thank you notes have been written and mailed. The marker or head stone has been placed or you’ve found a place for the urn. You’ve probably filed for the life insurance, and perhaps you’ve even begun to clean out his closet. You may be wondering, […]

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Thinking about Skipping the Funeral?

Thinking about Skipping the Funeral?

Posted on July 10, 2020 by Allen McMullen | Leave a comment
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Are you considering going to a funeral? Will you be a guest or, are you the survivor in charge and deciding if there will even be a funeral? Either way, before you just skip the funeral perhaps you should consider how elephants behave when one of their species dies. Perhaps we have something to learn from Dumbo. First of […]

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Mother died…how long do we keep her things?

Mother died…how long do we keep her things?

Posted on July 3, 2020 by Allen McMullen | Leave a comment
Posted under Dealing with loss

Separating from a loved one’s belongings is one of the more difficult jobs you will have to do after a death. It is amazing how much is collected over a lifetime. You probably won’t get it done in a day and you will probably shed a few tears. Ask for help. Accepting and asking for […]

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The 4th of July … Birthday of Our Great Nation

The 4th of July … Birthday of Our Great Nation

Posted on June 26, 2020 by Allen McMullen | Leave a comment
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It’s a time to celebrate. Summer is in full swing. We get out the barbeque and cook our hot dogs and hamburgers. We fly the flag and end the day with fireworks. Happy Birthday America! Two hundred and forty- three years ago, this July 4th, the Declaration of Independence was signed in Philadelphia. Twelve colonies, […]

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