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Why Are Bagpipes Played at Funerals?

Recently, when women’s basketball coach Pat Summitt was laid to rest, her funeral included the playing of bagpipes, specifically the tune “Amazing Grace.” Bagpipe music is often played at memorial services, and it has a long history dating back hundreds of years. 266 more words

Personalized Funerals

Cooking Differently

Last week, Ahmad returned from his parents’ home armed with enough shish barak and vermicelli rice to feed a family of four over a few days. 771 more words

Lebanon

Haint Blue

I’ve been volunteering within the library archives at the Douglas County Historical Society for little over a year now. It’s what I like to refer to as my ( 360 more words

History

Two Books Are Better Than One

The initiates, officers, and members of the Delta Rho Chapter of Kappa Delta Pi at Kean University were pleased to support the needs of elementary students in a public school setting with 601 books that were given to them on Read Across America Day. 393 more words

KDP News

There are very, very few helpers/guardians on this planet, most are fake.

It’s hard to even know who they are and they’re persecuted too.

Rape is not insignificant nor a misdemeanor, it’s an unacceptable and unforgivable crime; and the numbers are higher than reported. 2,066 more words

Time And Culture

Shorn

Does the grandfather clock’s pendulum
Still, with measured swing
A sense of order bring
To that country place
Where a mantion’s stately grace,
Brought peace, 57 more words

Literature