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  • What we want for our pets
    What we want for our pets
    We each love our pets and take especially good care of them. During their life we teach them, play with them, cry with them, make sure they are not ill, and when ill we make sure they get the proper attention. So what to do when the reality is...
  • “Placed It In a Tomb!” (Luke 23:52-53)
    “Placed It In a Tomb!” (Luke 23:52-53)
    “Going to Pilate, he asked for Jesus’ body. Then he took it down, wrapped it in linen cloth and placed it in a tomb cut in the rock, one in which no one has yet been laid.”(Luke 23:52-53)Runners completing a race take time to...
  • Death goes green with organic burials
    Death goes green with organic burials
    You can now be green until even after the last breath you take! According to a feature published today, March 21, 2014 in the Washington Examiner, one of the latest trends in burials is being organic.What is a "green" burial? Rather...
  • Jesus' death, burial and resurrection
    Day 46 Holy Saturday Lenten Scripture and Meditation: Matthew 27:62-66
    Scripture Reading: Matthew 27:62-66The day after Jesus' death on the cross and before His resurrection has great significance. This was the day between the promise and the fulfillment of thepromise. Jesus had not only predicted He would be...
  • Aztec dog burial site located
    Dog burial site found: Azetc dog grave discovered in Mexico City
    Mexico City is the site where an ancient dog burial site was found, ABC News wrote on Feb 15. Friday, archaeologists announced the discovery of an old mass grave site for dogs. No, it's not your typical pet cemetery. Instead, this old burial...
  • Harley burial
    Harley burial: Hail to hog rider, inseparable with his Harley, even in death
    A Harley burial unlike you’ve ever seen before took place in Ohio this week, as an 82-year-old biker, who died of lung cancer, was entombed inside of a coffin-like case of clear plexiglass, with his Harley, and dressed in full biker regalia...
  • A gravesite for the indigent
    Louisville's homeless and "The Potter's Field"
    [The following article is a partial reprint of “Old Salem’s Strangers’ Graveyard and The Potter’s Field,” an article previously posted on the Winston-Salem Historic Places Examiner page.]If a homeless man or woman...
  • A woman short on funds buried her deceased husband in the backyard.
    Cash strapped wife buries dead husband in backyard
    No one would argue that many Americans are having a difficult time financially. People are cutting coupons and trying to save a few dollars, but one distraught woman found an inexpensive way to handle her husband’s burial. CBS LA reported on...
  • Illustration of grave #3 (1972) at Shamanksii Mys
    Ancient human reverence for dogs found in Siberian dog burial study
    A unique emotional and spiritual relationship between dogs and foragers in Early Neolithic Siberia was reported by paleontologists from Europe, the United States, and Russia in the open access peer reviewed journal Public Library of Science on May...
  • Boston Marathon suspect.
    Boston Marathon: Police chief pleas for someone to bury suspect
    Massachusetts police chief, Gary Gemme issued a plea for someone in the state to step up to bury the remains of suspected terrorist, 26-year-old,Tamerlan Tsarnaev. According to a May 8 report from CBS News, Gemme said;“We are not barbarians....
  • Tamerlan Tsarnaev the older of the two Boston Marathon bombing suspects
    Tsarnaev offered burial spot in Connecticut cemetery
    After the controversial offering of a burial spot for the remains of Tamerlan Tsarnaev at the Arlington National Cemetery reported earlier today, The Huffington Post is reporting today that a Vermont man is offering a burial spot in his family'...
  • Boston Marathon bombing suspect, Tamerlan Tsarnaev.
    Boston Marathon: State senator calls for federal help to bury suspect's body
    A Massachusetts state senator wants the federal authorities to help find Boston bombing suspect, 26-year-old, Tamerlan Tsarnaev a burial site according to a May 5 report from Fox News.The body of Tsarnaev was released from the medical examiners...
  • Zubeidat Tsarnaeva
    Funeral director expects help from government to bury terrorist
    The owner of the funeral home that currently retains the corpse ofapparentPatriot's Day bomber Tamerlan Tsardaev is asking the federal government to use its power and authority to force acemeteryto bury the earthy remains of the terrorist, as...
  • Isabel Sanford (Louise Jefferson) and Sherman Hemsley (George Jefferson)
    Late comedian Sherman Hemsley still not buried three months after death
    According to Fox News on Nov. 2, Sherman Hemsley's body still remains in a morgue in El Paso, Texas due to a legal fight over who is the closest legal relation who will have the right to say where he's buried and how.Sherman Hemsley died...
  • The Memorial Vacuum Bag
    The Memorial Vacuum Bag
    I called my sister-in-law the other day. She is recovering from breast cancer surgery and in an attempt to cheer her spirit, I brought up the subject of death. I reminded her that she and her husband, my brother several years ago had decided that...