Elvis Presley

On Seeing Elvis Presley in Las Vegas August 1970

Posted on August 29th, 2016
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Last Friday night, August 26, was Elvis Presley Night at U.S. Cellular Field where the Chicago White Sox hosted the Seattle Mariners. While watching the game, I was struck by how many people in the stands came in full Elvis regalia: white jumpsuit costumes, sideburns, the whole package. Just over 39 years after his death, […]

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Deeply Appreciative!

Posted on July 28th, 2016
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We are honored to be recognized for our cremation services in Lewisville, TX. We work very diligently in providing our visitors with the best cemetery and cremation service throughout Texas. We have been trusted by funeral directors to provide the best service possible for all of those who come to our property. This award for […]

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Remembering “To Kill a Mockingbird”

Posted on July 28th, 2016
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The iconic “To Kill a Mockingbird” was published this month in the year 1960. It is estimated that some 50 million copies have been sold. Author, Harper Lee, passed away five months ago in her home town of Monroeville, Alabama (Depicted as Maycomb, Alabama in the book). This is a 1962 signed photograph of Phillip […]

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Ernest Hemingway in Sun Valley

Posted on July 27th, 2016
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The last home of Ernest Hemingway is located in Ketchum, Idaho, a small town in Sun Valley. The house was built in 1951 and the Hemingway’s purchased it in 1959: even though it appears to be made of wood, the home is actually cinder block. The cinder block feature particularity appealed to Hemingway, as he […]

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Children and Funerals

Posted on July 26th, 2016
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There are many theories about how children handle grief after a death, particularly the death of a very close relative. One of the key questions that emerges from these issues is: should a child be taken to the funeral of that close relative or be shielded from much of the experience. Strong arguments exist on […]

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