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I Saw My Obituary

I had to face my mortality today.
As I sit in my chair,
I look over the words that’ve stared
me down…
The life of one briefly detailed… 238 more words


What Do You Want the First Line of Your Obituary to Be?

The hardworking staff found itself reading a variety of obituaries of former Vermont U.S. Sen. James Jeffords yesterday, all of which featured similar ledes.

Washington Post… 160 more words

Indian yoga guru B.K.S. Iyengar dies at 95

NEW DELHI – Indian yoga guru B.K.S. Iyengar, who helped popularize yoga around the world and wrote 14 books on the subject, died Wednesday at age 95. 340 more words


Melvin Charles Smith

AUGUSTUS FUNERAL HOME REGRETS TO ANNOUNCE THE DEATH OF: – Melvin Charles (Tankard) Smith. Augustus Funeral Home announces the Celebration of Life for Melvin Charles (Tankard) Smith, beloved husband of Dawn Oriel Santucci-Smith, loving father to Angeliqueca, Joshua and Malachi; son of Caroline L.A. 205 more words


R.I.P. Don Pardo (1918 - 2014); SNL Will Never Sound the Same

It’s unsettling how true it is that deaths come in threes.  Robin Williams, Lauren Bacall and now legendary TV voice Don Pardo have all left us in a week.  298 more words


Obit to Adrian

Today’s topic is ‘Obituary to your favorite fictional character’. I don’t exactly have one. Or I couldn’t think up one. But I really like Adrian Ivashkov in Vampire Academy (a lovely Richelle Mead series which I’m currently reading). 643 more words


Longtime 'SNL' announcer Don Pardo dies at 96

NEW YORK (AP) — Few would recognize his face, but most would know his voice: that booming baritone that for nearly four decades would introduce the lineups on “Saturday Night Live.” 955 more words