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I went to a funeral this morning for an old friend. She was 96, had a full and rich life, and was fairly healthy until the last couple of years. She was able to live pretty much independently in her … Continue reading

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All caskets perform the same functions

All caskets perform the same functions (see photo below). Really? At Costco, Universal Casket Company has a real deal on the real deal. Choose your color and personal detailing. Since inflation is a sure thing, why not buy one now … Continue reading

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Hard-boiled eggs

Yesterday was the funeral of my aunt, my mother’s older sister. She was 90 years old. The quality of her life for the past 5 has not been good. She had lost her words (aphasia) and had some dementia. Her … Continue reading

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I went to a funeral yesterday to celebrate the life of a secretary at school who had just retired about a year and a half ago. On my way to the service I was feeling melancholy and gloomy. I was … Continue reading

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