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Graves as Aviary: Cemetery Ornithology 2

In a recent post, I identified modern gravestones as a medium upon which birds might perch, bringing life, movement and atmosphere to seemingly solid, static and lifeless cemetery spaces. 851 more words

Archaeologies Of Death And Memory

What happens to human body after death?

!!! Warning: Not for faint-hearts !!!

It’s a pretty long post, but it covers mostly everything relevant! So, please bear with me. In this post, we are going to find out the gruesome things that are going to happen to every human body after death. 1,453 more words

Science Of The Paranormal

Choosing a Headstone and What it Should Say

Whether you’re young or old, you probably don’t like to think about your mortality. Yet, as pointed out by the National Funeral Directors Association, you can help unburden your loved ones during their time of sorrow by making pre-planned funeral arrangements. 568 more words


Cremation Options in Kansas City, KS

Cremation niches, including those with glass front panels, are available in our mausoleum, and in our outdoor cremation Water Garden. We also provide… 15 more words

What is a Mortuary?

Although most people don’t enjoy discussions about the funeral process, it is always helpful to know exactly what goes on from the time a body is picked up until the funeral itself. 456 more words


Pet Cremation Services

I find myself in need of pet cremation services. Nancy (more on her later) raised Australian Sugar Gliders as a breeder for over 20 years. She has suffered from several serious illnesses throughout her life. 369 more words


Cremations on Display

In previous posts I have discussed the display of human remains in museum contexts at the British MuseumHunterian Glasgow, Leeds Museum, … 1,248 more words

Archaeologies Of Death And Memory