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Sometimes you just have to make due with what you have…

Is it wrong that I feel like buying this? Then profit off my husband by, parading him around dressed like..frankenberry - selling frozen Boo-berry Daiquiri's?? Whatta ya think?? Then I found out it cost "$6500.00 - firm." Then, I … Read More...

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There’s going to come a day when he will ask you – to help him…

Sunday.  October 18, 1992.  Buffalo, NY Dear Diary.  Or, should I write…’Dear Lynne, so ten years from now it could be a letter to my older self.”  Okay. Start over. Dear Dumb Ass,  “What were you thinkin?” Why. WHY- would you let him talk you … Read More...

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Do It Yourself or DIFY Memorials – the BEST way to go…

Last month a childhood friend of mine lost her mother.   Her mom was a huge inspiration to me, as a young girl.  Such a wonderful woman, she blessed so many of us.   Her kids had her cremated in February and planned a celebration of life for her.  … Read More...

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Irish Friends and Storytelling. Cheers to my Guest Host.…

Every so often I'm bless with an ol' friend who offers to do a 'Guest Post for me. What better day for this...than 'St. Patrick's Day... Merrymaking, which the church frowned on, provided relief for the deceased's family, writes Anita … Read More...

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Funeral visions from Florida of 2 for 1, Early bird specials and…

Last night I was talking to my parents in Florida, and for the first time…I realized why - God brought my husband into my life.  What a minute, that didn't come out right. Anyway.  You're not allowed to talk about anything negative. Our family is … Read More...

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Have yardstick, casket mover and jelly jar of nails. Will travel. Might be in a…

Sometimes, I just don't pay attention to the...signals.  Or, should I say - 'The Things I've Collected over the years."  Yesterday I spotted our new neighbor having issues with hanging her blinds, so...I offered my assistance.  Grabbed the normal … Read More...

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InCinnerating Devil-licious…Gotcha’ Vodka…

February 21st is the day of giving back to those who gave your Valentine Cards – to someone else.  That's the way my neighbor felt after her husbands funeral last year.  Someone had mailed her a box full of old valentine cards...cards from her … Read More...

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True Love, cannot be kept apart. True Love will find a way to be together…always…

I’m a softy for old love stories and enjoy searching for special stories pertaining to cemeteries in faraway lands… Imagine being forced to make decision beyond your control, about your spouse’s burial grounds. It’s something that most of us would … Read More...

Got me at “Hello again” and really got me at…”Goodbye again”

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Don’t know if it was the question, the beach or the picture of the bench that got me .  But, once I posted it on facebook…it got everybody going.  Me, I mentioned my son Tommy. He passed away in 86′ at 5 yrs old, from cancer.  So many responded with Grandmas, Grandpas, spouses…and children.  A […]

Funeral Quiz – Never been, don’t wanna go, funeral crasher or…selfie expert.

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~*~ Take 2 minutes and zip through this quiz. Check the ones you can relate to and then count them up. Check your scores at the end of the quiz. Click the box above each comment at the end, that you’re guilty of thinking or…what you’re capable of doing.  I have no desire to go to a […]

Marketing Genius…or, huffed too much embalming fluid. Maybe, a little bit of both.

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I’ve been sent so many of these…that, I just had to share.  Me personally, would like to find “HAPPY GOLUCKY FUNERAL HOME”. So if you find it – please let me know.                               Okay. My husband was working for ’Amigone Funeral Home when […]

I’m impossible to forget, but I’m hard to remember.

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If you haven’t seen the movie Elizabethtown you should order it immediately after reading this post.  The experience of a Funeral event is what this movie is all about and it’s similarities is one we’ll all relate to, at one time or another. It hits all three of these “What should I do” questions that […]

You tend to pick and choose who you want in your private little world of loss.

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Tommy’s Anniversary Date. How time passes by – so quickly.  When I first met Morty I was like…Wow a real live Mortician. Just kidding.  Well, in a way that’s how I felt.  Full of curious questions.  When I got the courage to ask, it had been nearly six years since my son Tommy died, from cancer. […]