Neil Armstrong: The Premature Obituary

Posted on July 17th, 2019
Posted by Pete Alexis under Community, Cremation, Hello world, Memorial
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Richard Nixon was looking at the speech no President of the United States would ever want to deliver. It was titled, “In the Event of Moon Disaster.” The date was July 22, 1969.  Apollo 11 astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin were set to depart from the surface of the moon to join fellow crew member […]

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What Is Jeff Bezos Burying?

Posted on July 11th, 2019
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For some, July 5, 1994 is the date that will live in infamy in the retail industry.  That’s when Jeff Bezos founded Amazon and turned the world of shopping upside down. Bezos elicits extreme reactions: he’s either the “whiz kid” whose fledgling online bookstore launched the ultra-convenient world of E-commerce, or he’s the narcissistic Croesus who […]

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Remembering Our Veterans on the 4th of July

Posted on July 3rd, 2019
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Dale Wayne Quick, who passed at away at the age of 91 in Lincoln, Nebraska on June 13, 2019, was not a national figure. His name never appeared in the New York Times.  He was not discussed on Fox News, CNN, TMZ or The View.  He didn’t win a national lottery, star on Jeopardy or […]

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Marilyn Monroe in Life and Death

Posted on June 26th, 2019
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When film director Billy Wilder was asked about his working relationship with the notoriously unstable Marilyn Monroe, he replied: “I have an Aunt Ida who lives in Vienna.  She’s on time for everything.  Her memory is good, so she could learn lines.  But I would never think of casting her in a movie.  Who would […]

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Do Animals Mourn?

Posted on June 13th, 2019
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This is a true story: In 2006, two ducks were rescued from a foie gras factory in New York and taken to a farm sanctuary. The two, named Harper and Kohl, were in bad shape physically.  Harper was blind in one eye and Kohl’s legs were severely impaired by untreated fractures. Both ducks were extremely […]

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