Author Archives: Kathleen Clohessy (Blog Writer, SevenPonds)

Post-apocalyptic Dioramas Make Doomsday Seem Very Real

Lori Nix and Kathleen Gerber collaborate to create realistic photos of a ravaged world

When most of us think about death, we think in very personal terms. Perhaps we worry about the pain of losing a loved one or ponder what it will be like when we are confronted with our own demise. Very … Continue reading

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Our Monthly Tip: Remember Your Loved One with A Memorial Tattoo

Tattoos have become an accepted way to express your values and beliefs

Our Tip of the Month It wasn’t long ago that tattoos were considered the purview of sailors, servicemen and motorcycle gangs. But in 21st century America, the tattoo has become a well-respected and even mainstream way to express one’s beliefs, … Continue reading

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Monday Hearts for Madalene

Page Hodel creates beautiful hearts as a tribute to enduring love

It’s an honor for SevenPonds to share with our readers the story of the Monday Hearts for Magdalene project, a true account of the power of love in the midst of death.The project’s origins take us to 2005: the moment … Continue reading

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Low-Dose Aspirin Lowers Cancer Mortality

A new study shows the pain reliever may decrease cancer deaths by up to 31 percent

A new study shows that taking low-dose aspirin regularly may reduce the risk of dying from colorectal cancer by up to 31 percent. The study also found that people who took aspirin on a regular basis had a significantly lower … Continue reading

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Monday Hearts for Madalene

Page Hodel creates beautiful hearts as a tribute to enduring love

It’s an honor for SevenPonds to share with our readers the story of the Monday Hearts for Madalene project, a true account of the power of love in the midst of death.The project’s origins take us to 2005: the moment … Continue reading

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FTC Finds Widespread Noncompliance with Funeral Rule

A two-year investigation shows nearly one in four funeral homes fails to comply

On February 15, 2017, the Federal Trade Commission released the results of a series of investigations into funeral industry practices during 2015 and 2016. The report details the widespread failure of funeral homes in many parts of the United States … Continue reading

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