Monthly Archives: February 2012

Hathaway–It all began in a garage…

My great grandfather began his “undertaking” in 1893 out of a little garage in Somerset, Massachusetts. Look past the young man (probably my grandfather as a teen) in the driveway and you’ll see the pitch of the roof to that … Continue reading

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Remembering Through Facebook: For Some, It Can Be So Much More Than an Obituary

The New York Times ran a story over the weekend profiling Paul Cebar of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He posted photos from his deceased mother’s scrapbooks using Facebook and apparently found comfort from the replies he received on line. Sometimes public expressions … Continue reading

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You, dead, are so much better than anyone else alive.

The following letter appeared on a site called Letters of Note: Correspondence Deserving a Wider Audience. It is the words of the famous teacher and physicist Richard Feynman to his deceased wife. Deeply touching, and a reminder of the range … Continue reading

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May you always have…

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Facebook and Funerals

A reminder I think that there is so much more to LIVING, than hanging out in front of a screen.

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