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Abraham Lincoln, RIP

Posted on February 13th, 2017
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With Abraham Lincoln’s birthday being this week, there has been a lot in the news about both his life and his accomplishments. As a native of Illinois, I grew up exposed to Lincoln material – but it seems every year I learn something new. For example, I only recently discovered that there is an exhibition […]

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Cremations Are A Popular and Affordable Solution

Posted on February 7th, 2017
Posted by Pete Alexis under Cremation, Resources
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It’s never easy to decide what to do with a loved one’s remains. While a full burial and casket is more traditional, more and more Americans are looking to cremation to provide a low-cost solution. When it comes to choosing affordable cremation, you want an experienced burial company that can give your loved ones the […]

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Can Grief Kill You?

Posted on January 23rd, 2017
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Years ago, grief was actually a legally accepted cause of death. It could be listed on a death certificate as the primary reason for passing. While this has changed, a myriad of studies suggest that a bereaved person has a higher death rate than others of comparable age who are not in a state of […]

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More Frank Sinatra

Posted on December 19th, 2016
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Thank you for the positive response regarding last week’s birthday tribute to Frank Sinatra. I was asked if I had retained any memorabilia from the concerts I attended: pictured above is a copy of the program I purchased in the mid-70’s in Cincinnati, Ohio. The program itself was standard fare for the time, i.e. large […]

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A Reminder from Stephen Sondheim

Posted on December 9th, 2016
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8 times Tony Award winner, Stephen Sondheim, has composed some of the most beautiful music ever played in the American theater. Intellectual, witty, amusing, there is no easy way to describe the body of his work. It seems that he has written something about every subject imaginable. In today’s climate of divisiveness, sometimes it is […]

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