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Outrage After Top Female Author Called 'Overweight' and 'Plain' in Obituary

Acclaimed Thorn Birds author Colleen McCullough, who died Wednesday at the age of 77, received a detailed obituary Thursday in the Australian newspaper, which chose to honor her passing by… 203 more words

My Mother's Pet Peeve

My mother reads the obituaries in the newspaper each morning. She’s 86, and I suspect she is checking to make sure she isn’t listed. Her official reason is that as an animal lover she wants to see if anyone has left money to the Humane Society, but I know it is more just to see if anyone she knows has died. 512 more words


01/27/2015 - Obituary - Lois Dyar Clement - Age 88 - Hamilton, AL

Lois Dyar Clement
(August 21, 1926 – January 27, 2015)

Funeral Services, officiated by Rev. Eddie Davidson, are to be held Friday, January 30, 2015, at 11:00 a.m. 400 more words


A Letter For Steven

I see you.
I see what you’re doing.
You are leading the way. Leading me into the unknown. All dressed up. In your top hat. 336 more words

In Defence Of News Corp's 'Sexist' Obituary Writers

So-called ‘feminists’ everywhere are having baby cows over a ‘sexist’ obituary in our Dear Leader Rupert’s News Corp news rags all around Australia.  The text under the microscope is as follows: 258 more words


Obituary: Gary Gauthier followed in father's footsteps to help carry body shop tradition

The sudden death of his father in 1976 forced Gary Gauthier to take a detour from the University of Windsor, where the then 23-year-old was studying communications and arts, to the family-run auto body shop on Central Avenue. 293 more words



My grandmother entered the world on March 5, 1916, and departed from it on January 28, 2015. You can view her full obituary here. 850 more words