What Do You Consider an Heirloom?

Often when our parents decide to downsize and pack up a four-bedroom house into a lovely two-bedroom apartment in an active adult senior living community, it comes up more than once what they want to do in passing along items of sentimental value to another generation. That’s a solid and important tradition when your parents … Read more

What is the Difference between a Celebration of Life and a Funeral?

When did you attend your last funeral? Think about when and where you were. Did you walk out of the service feeling like the person being memorialized was really described in a way that made you glad to have known them? Or did you feel like you were in the exact same kind of funeral … Read more

Happy Birthday to Our United States Coast Guard!

On August 4th this year, our country will be celebrating the 226th anniversary of the creation of the U.S. Coast Guard. The organization whose roots began as part of the U.S. Treasury was founded by Alexander Hamilton, school books tell us. Today the Coast Guard is part of Homeland Security, and the two centuries in between … Read more

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