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Death and taxes

I know that we are supposed to plan for the future, and that the only sure thing is death and taxes.

During our Australian road trip last year I came across a grave . 104 more words

I'll Never Go Abroad

Headstone ceremony

My grandparents were very special people. My grandfather passed away a few years ago. My grandmother passed away last summer. As per Jewish tradition, the headstone (matzeivah in Hebrew) was being unveiled around 11 months after her death. 408 more words

General Musings


I wandered one of our local cemeteries this morning.  It is a beautiful and serene place to be at sunrise and sunset.

Epitaph or Epiphany

This is because you, PMR, used predictive text when writing to me about Epiphanies, and your iPad completed the word as Epitaph.  Given that you were talking about souls and spirits, it was an apt and amusing typo. 601 more words

Lansdale Officials Hope To Solve Mystery Of 120-Year-Old Headstone

NORRISTOWN, Pa. (CBS) — Officials in Lansdale, Montgomery County  are trying to solve a mystery that is 120 years in the making. A headstone dated 1895 was found during an excavation in the backyard of a property along Main Street. 164 more words


Tennessee Mud Ice Cream

Tennessee Mud Ice Cream (Ben & Jerry’s, 1988)

For a year, Ben & Jerry’s produced a chocolate ice cream called Tennessee Mud. The ice cream was a mix of coffee, amaretto and Jack Daniels Tennessee Whiskey and topped with toasted slivered almonds. 37 more words