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The New Wave. It's not just a genre of music!

Posted by T.R. Ward on

The New Wave. It's not just a genre of music!

I was born in 1987 so New Wave music isn’t my thing. What exactly is a Devo anyway? I have heard of some of the bands like the B52s or Blondie but acts like Adam Ant, Bow Wow Wow, or ABC? No clue. The New Wave of 2020 stems from the Coronavirus Pandemic. After the initial wave strikes a “new wave” will come crashing in. In other words, the resurgence of infections in a different area of a population. The WHO says pandemics in the past have had "waves of activity spread over months". So what does this mean for...

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Why Every Funeral Home and Crematory Need a Cooler!

Posted by T.R. Ward on

Why Every Funeral Home and Crematory Need a Cooler!

It is the Law in some Places, but it is Part of the Obligation Everywhere! When someone dies one of the hardest things for those left behind to deal with is that physical absence, especially immediately after the funeral home takes the deceased into their care. There is almost a blind trust that the family must give to the funeral home and it is a serious obligation of the funeral professional to maintain that trust. Even as the reputation of the funeral space is tarnished by a few bad apples (just like any profession) one obligation for the proper holding...

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Mortuary Coolers Need Love Too!

Posted by Amie Bolton on

Mortuary Coolers Need Love Too!

Especially During A Pandemic. Mortuary coolers are, in many areas of the country, essential for the regular operation of a mortuary, funeral home, or crematory. They are required by law in some states because cooler temperatures slow the rate of decomposition in organic things and higher temperatures accelerate it.  Even under normal conditions, no one wants a dead body hanging around decomposing. In days gone by, the dead were taken into the care of a funeral director at the place of death, brought back to the funeral home and immediately embalmed whether it was 2 pm or 2 am. In...

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