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  • K-Dean wrote a new blog post: Sir Edmund Hillary   7 years, 2 months ago · View

    Thumbnail Sir Edmund Hillary is most famously known for being the first known person to conquer Mount Everest. His lifetime of dedication to the Sherpa culture of Nepal and environmental awareness was backed by support in every corner of the world. Hillary passed away in 2008 from heart failure. Hillary’s death was echoed by a wave [...]

  • K-Dean wrote a new blog post: Tombstone Photography   7 years, 2 months ago · View

    Thumbnail Graveyards were usually established at the same time as the building of the relevant place of worship and were often used by those families who could not afford to be buried inside or beneath the place of worship itself. Pictures are a great way to document graveyards, photographs make for beautiful scenic views of the [...]

  • K-Dean wrote a new blog post: Buddhist Funerals for Dogs   7 years, 2 months ago · View

    Thumbnail Pet lovers who want to send their pets off in style are visiting Klong Toey Nai Temple, by the Chao Phraya River in Bangkok. You can mark the passing of beloved pets with funeral rites which begin with prayers read by monks followed by a two-hour cremation and ending with a trip down the river [...]

  • K-Dean wrote a new blog post: A Bride’s Last Wish   7 years, 2 months ago · View

    Thumbnail A bride died from cancer just 90 minutes after her wedding as her loved ones desperately raced to make her dying wish come true. Elaine Stephenson, 48, was diagnosed with ovarian cancer in 2002. She underwent treatment but the disease returned in 2004 and again the year before she died. Stephenson married her partner of [...]

  • K-Dean wrote a new blog post: How Not to Write an Obituary   7 years, 2 months ago · View

    Thumbnail An obituary is a fairly short summary of a deceased person’s life, and informs the public of the death and provides information about the funeral and memorial arrangement. Some people choose to write a short simple paragraph that informs the public that your loved one has died. It should include the name, address, date of [...]

  • K-Dean wrote a new blog post: The Legend Lives On   7 years, 2 months ago · View

    Thumbnail Nesta Robert “Bob” Marley was a Jamaican reggae musician credited with worldwide popularization of reggae music and the Rastafari movement. A compilation album of his work, Legend, is one of the best selling albums of all time. He toured and recorded extensively over his long career, even after being diagnosed with malignant melanoma in 1977. After [...]

  • K-Dean wrote a new blog post: Sissy’s Song   7 years, 2 months ago · View

    Thumbnail She flew up to Heaven on the wings of angels. Alan Jackson wrote the very meaningful and emotional, “Sissy’s Song” in memory of young woman who was close to him and his family. Leslie Fitzgerald, nicknamed Sissy lived and worked at the Jackson house with her husband, who looked after the family’s vehicles. She looked [...]

  • K-Dean wrote a new blog post: Golf Hazards – More Than Just Golf Balls!   7 years, 2 months ago · View

    Thumbnail A Kenilworth man was killed after being run down and crushed by a golf cart. Larry Schad, 67, was golfing at the Evanston Country Club in Skokie, Illinois when an unattended golf cart suddenly accelerated, running him down and killing him. Schad’s body was found trapped under the golf cart by another golfer. Golf carts [...]

  • K-Dean wrote a new blog post: Ugandan Death Traditions   7 years, 2 months ago · View

    Thumbnail The Banyankole people live in Southwestern Uganda. They did not believe that death was a natural phenomenon -they were under the impression that death was attributed to sorcery, misfortune and spite of neighbors. It was difficult for them to believe that someone would die unless they were under the influence of witchcraft, and after someone [...]

  • K-Dean wrote a new blog post: Tarot Death Card   7 years, 2 months ago · View

    Thumbnail The tarot death card is usually the one card out of the deck that most people dread seeing. What many people don’t know is how it represents the coming of many possible types of death, not the physical one many of us fear. The Death card is a card of change and transition. We are [...]

  • K-Dean wrote a new blog post: Assisted Suicide   7 years, 2 months ago · View

    Thumbnail Assisted suicide is the term used to describe an individual helping another person voluntarily end their life. Assisting someone end their life can involve providing the person with drugs, equipment or other factors. Assisted suicide is a controversial topic and has been debated for decades. The practice of assisted suicide is legal, illegal or undecided [...]

  • K-Dean wrote a new blog post: Marilyn Monroe   7 years, 2 months ago · View

    Thumbnail Marilyn Monroe, was an actress, singer, model and American sex symbol. She was born Norma Jeane Mortenson on June 1, 1926, but was raised as Norma Jeane Baker. Monroe was born in Los Angeles, to Gladys Pearl Baker. Monroe was never really sure of the identity of her real father, and her mother was mentally unstable [...]

  • K-Dean wrote a new blog post: Estée Lauder: The Sweet Smell of Success   7 years, 2 months ago · View

    Thumbnail Estee Lauder (left) applying her line of cosmetics on a customer. Estée Lauder is the richest self-made woman in the world, after building a successful cosmetics empire of skin products and fragrances. She was born Josephine Esther Mentzer in Corona, Queens, New York in 1908. When she was a baby her parents gave her the nickname [...]

  • K-Dean wrote a new blog post: Euthanasia   7 years, 2 months ago · View

    Thumbnail The word ‘Euthanasia’ comes from the Greek language “eu” which means good and “thanatos” means death. The meaning of the word has evolved from good death. Euthanasia refers to ending a life in order to avoid pain and suffering. Throughout history the term euthanasia has been used in different instances. The first apparent usage of [...]