Category Archives: death

And Then Its Time To Go

Since I am a contrarian by nature, I will look ahead as opposed to looking behind me on this TBT. It’s been a few years since I shared this photo. It still makes me think every time I see it.  … Continue reading

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Matters Of The Heart

Have you ever been to a funeral and after hearing the eulogy, wonder if you were at the right service? A few years back, I was at a funeral for a man I knew and we were close enough that … Continue reading

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Each Morning

Today, June 18, 2020, would have been my dad’s 89th birthday had he not died last September. A few weeks after his funeral, I was visiting my mom in New Jersey, helping her get a few affairs in order. We … Continue reading

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Seeing Sun Through The Fog

This has been a very challenging Spring, OK…year. The unusually cool and breezy weather we have enjoyed the last few weeks has been replaced by the heat, humidity and gnats that South Carolina is famous for.  Opened, screened windows have … Continue reading

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You Never Know

Saw a quote that said, “Speak to people in a way that if they died the next day you’d be satisfied with the last thing you said to them,” and I can’t emphasize this enough. Good point.  It does have … Continue reading

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Thinking … Too Much

I just heard that there are only 365 shopping days until Christmas (2020 is a leap year). Swell. Christmas seemed different this year. It was a great day, but it was different. We weren’t running around from place to place … Continue reading

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Funny Thing, These Coincidences

Back in February of 2012, I posted a story on the old blog, entitled No One Answers.   It was my admission that I kept the telephone numbers on my phone of several friends/associates who had died and would not … Continue reading

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You Never Know

This morning, I was reminded of the importance of telling stories and sharing experiences.  The reminder caught me by surprise and vacillated between being a gut punch and a great big virtual hug. More importantly, I was reminded that you … Continue reading

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Looking Behind Us To See The Future

While culling down the over 5,000 images in my iPhoto,  I came across this image that was posted a few years ago on the old blog. If one takes the time to ponder its significance, it is easy to appreciate … Continue reading

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From My Former Life

It’s been a few years since I retired after 3+ decades in funeral service, but I still miss it. This post found on Fueled By Chocolate blog made me smile. One example, which I know to be true, is: No … Continue reading

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