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Funerals of the Wild West

The days of Buffalo Bill, Jessie James, Wyatt Earp and Butch Cassidy are long gone but have been recounted in many western movies over the years, but how much do you know about the funerals of the Old West? These were turbulent times, with gunslingers starting duels on the streets of Tombstone, AZ, cowboys and Indians fighting for control of Indian Territory (present day Oklahoma) and[...]

A Final Farewell for Nurses

"Nursing is an art: and if it is to be made an art, it requires an exclusive devotion as hard a preparation, as any painter's or sculptor's work; for what is the having to do with dead canvas or dead marble, compared with having to do with the living body, the temple of God's spirit? It is one of the Fine Arts: I had almost said, the finest of Fine Arts." ~ Florence NightingaleFlorence[...]

How to Have an Irish Wake

St. Patrick's Day is renowned for celebrating all things Irish because as everyone knows, the Irish know how to throw a party. They even manage to add a little partying into their funeral life celebrations with their traditional Irish Wakes.[...]

A Final Frontier with Star Trek Themed Funerals

Since its debut in 1966, Star Trek has taken on a prolific life of its own. With television spin-offs, movies, comic books, novelized tie-ins, collectibles and costumes, the world of Star Trek fans, known both interchangeably as Trekkies and Trekkers is one of enormous magnitude.Their knowledge of[...]
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