M-Berens @m-berens ?

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  • M-Berens wrote a new blog post: A Song for Ronan   5 years, 9 months ago · View

    Thumbnail Maya Thompson is a young mother, married to her husband Woody, with three sons; twins Liam and Quinn and their little brother Ronan who was born May 12, 2007. ” The Journey Begins ” was Maya Thompson’s first online post, written after Maya and her sons returned home to Phoenix from a visit with family and friends [...]

  • M-Berens wrote a new blog post: Give the Blue Moon a Wink in Memory of Neil Armstrong.   5 years, 9 months ago · View

    Thumbnail When you “see the moon smiling down at you, think of Neil Armstrong and give him a wink.” This request, made my Neil Armstrong’s family after his death on August 25, 2012 at the age of 82 years, becomes especially poignant on August 31, 2012, the day of his funeral as a blue moon makes [...]

  • M-Berens wrote a new blog post: When You Wish Upon a Star… Can You Buy It?   6 years ago · View

    Thumbnail There are plenty of websites out in cyberspace that claim to sell the naming rights to people who want to buy a star in the name of a loved one and it has become increasingly popular, especially for people who want a way to remember a deceased loved one. The sites claim to register your [...]

  • M-Berens wrote a new blog post: A Brighter Side to Amazing Grace   6 years ago · View

    Thumbnail Every funeral that Lynne Thomas has attended has featured the song Amazing Grace. Lynne believed the song’s soul-wrenching music and lyrics, though beautiful, could also be as captivating if they contained a more uplifting and positive message along with a more upbeat melody. So, she began doing what she does best, and started composing melodies [...]

  • M-Berens wrote a new blog post: A Mystery of Eternal Love   6 years, 4 months ago · View

    Thumbnail Over 50,000 flowers have been placed on the grave of a young girl who died almost 145 years ago in Freiburg, Germany. Who places them there, no one knows. Every morning, under summer’s sun and winter’s snow, a fresh flower has been placed on the grave of Caroline Christine Walter. Caroline Walter and her beloved [...]

  • M-Berens commented on the blog post The World’s Extinct Animals Cemetery   6 years, 9 months ago · View

    Nice! I’m pretty sure the extinction rate right now is something like 100 to 1000 times the “normal” rate which is pretty alarming for biodiversity!