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In Remembrance of Joe Garagiola

Posted on March 29th, 2016
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Baseball Today When the Final Four disappears into our rear-view mirror, the attention of the sports world will once again focus on Opening Day in Major League Baseball. While MLB can no longer claim to be the “national pastime” – the NFL firmly owns that title – the game is going through a golden era […]

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Easter: A Time To Remember

Posted on March 26th, 2016
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Easter in Texas Here in Texas, by the end of March spring is well on its way, the bluebonnets have bloomed, and everyone is celebrating new life as Easter Sunday approaches. Easter is not only a time of new life as plants and animals renew for the season but a time to honor how death brings […]

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Cremation and Death in Irish History

Posted on March 19th, 2016
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Cremation Practices in Ireland In honor of Saint Patrick’s Day this past week, we at Martin Oaks would like to share some interesting tidbits and theories about cremation practices at one of Ireland’s most famous archaeological sites, Newgrange. Although the past, especially before written history, is difficult to solidly define,  surviving monuments and artifacts in […]

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Cremation Viewpoint: Hindu

Posted on March 7th, 2016
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While the current world standard of post-mortem treatment is a ground burial of the deceased, cremation is growing more popular. In our next few blogs, I would like to be a little more informative in regards to how cremation is viewed by different religions around the world. I would like to begin with the Hindu viewpoint on […]

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Eagle Scout Project: Martin Oaks Cemetery

Posted on February 29th, 2016
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Community Service at Martin Oaks Cemetery Martin Oaks is a tucked away, vintage neighborhood cemetery that is located in one of the older areas of Lewisville Texas, a northern suburb of Dallas Texas.  Many people do not know it, but Martin Oaks is a historical cemetery that has been around since before the Civil War.  I […]

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