And Then The Light Dims

Posted on January 16th, 2019
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Circling 512 miles above the earth, NASA’s Suomi NPP satellite has confirmed what Americans already know: Christmas is the brightest season of all. The six week period that runs just before Thanksgiving to New Year’s Day produces night skies that are up to 50 percent brighter than any other time of the year. This, of course, […]

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Blue Christmas In Surf City

Posted on December 24th, 2018
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Beach Boy Brian Wilson, joined by a remarkably tight back-up band, which prominently featured fellow founding Beach Boy, Al Jardine, recently wrapped up a two month, eleven state Christmas tour. At the same time, Brian’s cousin, another fellow Beach Boy, Mike Love, who pays for the rights to use the group’s name, is finishing a […]

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Dealing With The Cost Of Death

Posted on September 7th, 2018
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Martin Oaks Cemetery & Crematory is happy to accept guest contributions to our blog. The following was submitted to us by Scott Sanders: Photo By: Pixabay   How to Afford the Price Tag of Terminal Cancer   Millions of people have been diagnosed with cancer, but with that comes a pretty hefty price tag. According […]

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A Cruel Killer 

Posted on September 3rd, 2018
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Glioblastoma, a particularly aggressive and deadly brain cancer, has been back in the news recently because of the passing and the funeral of John McCain.  Other prominent figures, including Ted Kennedy and Beau Biden, son of the former vice president, Joe Biden, have also succumbed to this cruel killer.  Martin Oaks Cemetery and Crematory does not […]

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Grief and New York

Posted on August 13th, 2018
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We have had two very difficult weeks here at Martin Oaks Cemetery and Crematory in Lewisville, Texas. When you operate a deathcare service, it’s customary to witness the full range of emotions associated with a passing — but this time, we weren’t providing care for a third party, rather we were in the position of […]

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