Tag Archives: A simple Village Undertaker

#TBT, Ten Years Ago Today

Us funeral director types always have good stories to tell as we live in a world of unforsene events and often things rarely go as planned. Being tired and having several tasks to wrap up before I leave for a … Continue reading

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It Was A Sunny Day

Monday, August 5, 1974.  It was a sunny day. It was the day that launched me on a trajectory that I am still on today. The story, blogged way back in 2010 on my old “A Simple Village Undertaker” blog … Continue reading

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I’m Not Sure It Really Matters, But . . .

I started blogging in January of 2010.  The name of that blog was “A Simple Village Undertaker” and I ran it until September of 2017 when I put it in neutral and started this blog. (SVU still gets 20-30 views/day) … Continue reading

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A Decade Of Unconditional Love

Big Red and Mackenzie, aka “The Twins” are ten years old today. We first saw them a few days after they were born and its probably safe to say that they haven’t been apart for more than a few hours … Continue reading

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Sometimes the light’s all shinin’ on me; Other times I can barely see. Lately, it occurs to me, what a long, strange trip it’s been. Truckin, The Grateful Dead Ten years ago today, February 6, 2010, I “penned” my first … Continue reading

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A Time Of Reflection

Today is Ash Wednesday, the first day of Lent in the Christian Traditions. I originally posted this on the old blog back in 2011 and called it A Sung, Lenten Prayer. Regardless of your religious affiliation, or lack thereof,  this is … Continue reading

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Jumped The Gun, As Usual

. . . but not the “Love Gun” One day last week, I was reading an article about the 16th, final  KISS tour.  (OK, 16th is a slight exaggeration, but not by much). They had a good run, but all … Continue reading

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How Time Flies

This Wednesday, February 6th, will mark the beginning of my 10th year of daily (usually) blogging. A buddy of mine suggested I enter this hobby when I didn’t even know what it was. Doug is still a daily blogger and this is … Continue reading

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A Long, Strange Trip Indeed

Not referencing the song by The Grateful Dead,  but acknowledging the start of my 9th year as an active blogger. It was February 6th, 2010 that I published the first post on my original blog, A Simple Village Undertaker. I will … Continue reading

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Why A Chapter 2?

Some of my blogging buddies have asked the reason why I have stopped posting to  A Simple Village Undertaker and started this blog? The answer is simple and two-fold. First, it appears that after 39 years, I have retired/been put … Continue reading

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