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Tag Archives: Memories
Song serves as a recollection of the songwriter's life and reminds us to cherish the good times
Tiger Army’s wonderful song “The Long Road” could easily be re-named “My Life.” It’s a recollection of Nick 13’s (the songwriter) experiences — the people who’ve come in and out of his life; the relatively fleeting nature of it all; … Continue reading
Turn memorial flowers into beautiful beads and jewelry as a way to remember and cherish your loved one
Our Tip of the Week: Flowers are a thoughtful and traditional way to cherish lost loved ones and grieve their departures. Floral arrangements have long been a way for guests at a memorial service to pay their respects and offer … Continue reading
Write thoughts to your loved ones and save them in a memorial jar
Our Tip of the Week: Sometimes when we lose someone close to us, thoughts constantly swirl through our heads that remind us of our loss. Most of these thoughts are random and simple. If you’re baking a pie, you might … Continue reading
Honor life and death with a living monument
Our Tip of the Week: Make the memory of your loved one live on while helping the Earth at the same time. Give young trees or tree seedlings to the attendees at the memorial so they can watch their trees growing … Continue reading
One group wants to use recreated photos of treasured memories to spread the word about Alzheimer's screenings
Did you know that November is Alzheimer’s Awareness Month? Well, one group wants all of you to remember it. Remember Together is an organization focused on early diagnosis of Alzheimer’s through a huge social media campaign. The idea is simple: … Continue reading
Book Review: Love Each Day: Live Each Day so You Would Want to Live It Again by Gail Bernice Holland
Gail Bernice Holland writes of 40 true stories meant to inspire us to live each day to the fullest.
Love Each Day is a novel of assorted candies that gives us insight into what a well-lived day can look like for a wide range of people. While a couple of stories skate around the issue of death, the full … Continue reading