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A Time to Speak — A few words on cremation

By Javier Fajardo

Each year, more and more people choose to be cremated for different reasons with the top two being financial and environmental reasons. The cost factor tends to make cremation more attractive. 676 more words

Time To Speak

San Francisco Police Officer Finds Woman’s Ashes In Stolen Car, Returns Them To Husband

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) – A San Francisco police officer in the city’s Richmond District helped reunite a man with his stolen vehicle containing the ashes of his deceased wife Monday. 216 more words

News

Dead on arrival

I think Hawk was dead before he arrived at the hospital.  Hawk, real name Jeffery Stephan Hadden, was found on a bench in a place called Times Square, Fort Myers Beach Florida, this past Saturday night.  642 more words

Homeless

Ashes

my ashes will be beautiful
colorless carrying none
of the pigments of pain
soft and light in their settle
the hard heavy burdens
consigned to sweet smoke… 55 more words

POETRY

Funerary Urns as Fine Art in North Carolina

Okay, who wouldn’t want to spend eternity in a “Party Jar?” That’s what artist Julie Moore titled her whimsically woven cremation urn in Oakwood Cemetery’s juried art urn competition… 104 more words

The funeral home

My coworker’s mother died. This is tragic for anyone, but this particular coworker was a great support to me after Ander died, and has spent the last year herself battling cancer. 72 more words

I feel a great love for old cemeteries

I live in a country town in Australia, just large enough to be called a city, but many hours travel away from most things a person of alternative tastes might find entertaining. 857 more words

Burial