The Epidemic That Could Be Stopped

Posted on February 15th, 2019
Posted by Pete Alexis under Community, Cremation, Hello world, Resources
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In his seminal short novel, “Breakfast at Tiffany’s,” Truman Capote’s lead character, Holly Golightly, explained the difference between the blues and the mean reds. With the blues, she pointed out, “You are sad, that’s all.  But the mean reds are horrible.  You’re afraid and you sweat like hell, but you don’t know what you are […]

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Words That Matter After Death

Posted on January 31st, 2019
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“Outside of a dog, a book is man’s best friend.  Inside of a dog, it’s too dark to read.” Those wry words from Groucho Marx resonate on many levels.  In his typical incorporation of humor and wisdom, Marx strikes a contemporary universal chord — sometimes the power of the written word and the devoted love […]

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Carol Channing and Her Dying Wish

Posted on January 24th, 2019
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Outside the venerable St. James Theater in New York City on the night of January 16, 1964, the temperature plunged into the mid-20’s. Inside, the atmospherics were considerably warmer. A genuine, five alarm, red hot triumph, “Hello, Dolly,” was blazing through its Broadway debut. The most revered theater critic of his time, perhaps all time, […]

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Guessing About John Wayne and The Bomb

Posted on January 8th, 2019
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Two time Academy Award winning screenwriter, William Goldman, passed away in November of 2018. He left behind a notable body of work and an immortal quote about the biggest secret in Hollywood. “Nobody knows anything,” Goldman said. “Not one person in the entire motion picture field knows for a certainty what is going to work.  […]

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Can Retirement Kill You?

Posted on September 27th, 2018
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Martin Oaks Cemetery and Crematory, located in Dallas, Texas (8750 N. Central Expy, Suite 625, Dallas, Texas 75231) and Lewisville, Texas (1230 Kingston Drive, Lewisville, Texas 75067), offers services to those who are frequently facing the most difficult chapter of their lives. Because of this, we are often asked questions that are almost impossible to […]

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