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Family Heirlooms: Placing the Past in the Present

By Iris Ruth Pastor It all begins with this couple: my husband’s parents, Herb and Hotche. This picture was taken shortly after Herb was discharged from the Army during the closing days of World War 2. Herb had witnessed the horrors of the concentration camps in Europe firsthand –...

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Facing A New Year Can Be Difficult After The Death Of A Loved One

While other people compile their resolutions for the start of the new year which will more than likely be something like resolving to be more patient, lose weight or start exercising, a new year without a loved one poses different challenges.

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David Bowie and Bing Crosby Creating Harmonies at Christmas

David Bowie and Bing Crosby Creating Harmonies at Christmas

Posted in Blog, Boomer Life, Legacy

By Dave Price Forty years ago this holiday season, two iconic, distinctive singers – one America’s greatest pop crooner and the other a much younger British rock innovator – teamed up to produce one of the most popular Christmas duets ever recorded.

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Introducing Traditions That Last Beyond Christmas Eve

By Richard Weijo   We all have our traditions. For my family, it has always been to get together on Christmas Eve.  That is the time when we share a special meal together, exchange gifts, and pick out a favorite Xmas movie to watch. With everyone together, this is...

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The Queen of Christmas – Darlene Love

The Queen of Christmas – Darlene Love

Posted in Blog, Boomer Life, Legacy

By Dave Price If any singer ever deserved the title Queen of Christmas, it’s Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Darlene Love. Love, who scored huge hits in the early 1960s with her version of “He’s a Rebel” and “The Do Ron Ron,” was the lead vocalist on four...

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Disrupting Death – Could This Be the Next Industry Ripe For Change?

By Susan Williams The funeral industry in the US is estimated to be valued at $20.7B with an estimated 2.4 million funerals per year. With the population aging, is this industry now ripe for disruption?

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