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Personalization Ideas That Honor Dads On Father’s Day (And All Year Round)

Personalization Ideas That Honor Dad On Father’s Day

Antique Georgian mourning ring

We all need to set aside at least a few moments to remember …….

1850s memorial cabinet with real human skull.

September 11, 2001: A day we'll never forget On a brilliant, sunny Tuesday morning, Sept. 11, 2001, the United States shifted from a nation vaguely concerned about its enemies around the world to a nation ready to declare war on terrorists and on the countries that house and support them. 8:46 a.m. EDT: American Airlines Flight 11 slams into the north tower of the World Trade Center Tuesday, touching off an inferno that forces dozens of people to leap to certain death.

The grave of ballerina Marie Tagioni at the Montmartre cemetery in Paris, where young dancers still leave their dancing shoes and flowers. Marie Taglioni pioneered the en pointe style of dance which characterises ballet today.

Victorian Mourning Doll

We Remember: Jonathan Blunk, 26 Jesse Childress, 29 Gordon Cowden, 51 Jessica Ghawi, 24 John Larimer, 27 Micayla Medek, 23 Alex Sullivan, 27 Veronica Moser-Sullivan, 6 Alexander Boik, 18 Matt McQuinn, 27 Rebecca Wingo, 32 Alexander Teves, 24

On 2 July 1942, most of the children of Lidice, a small village in what was then Czechoslovakia, were handed over to the Łódź Gestapo office. Those 82 children were then transported to the extermination camp at Chełmno 70 kilometers away. There they were gassed to death. This remarkable sculpture by by Marie Uchytilová commemorates them.

Holy Tattoos: Why Memorial Tattoos Might Be Holy Symbols. There’s a reason why so many choose to symbolize loss with a tattoo. When it comes to death, many of us try to forget, so that we can forget the pain … only to remember years later, that what we fought so hard to move past and “forget” is something we should really remember.

Memorial Day Thank you to all the members of our armed forces and their families. I pray for you and honor you on this Memorial Day.

Memorial Day 2012: Americans Across Country Honor Troops Donald Stewart, of Somerset, N.J., stands next to his wife, Betty Stewart, at the grave of her son, U.S. Navy veteran Twain S. Bryant, during Memorial Day ceremonies at Brig. General William C. Doyle Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Wrightstown N.J., Saturday, May 26, 2012. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)

“You Working on Memorial Day?” The guy who drew the Grim Reaper in a black robe that drapes over the Reaper’s thin frame wasn’t a funeral director. We know better. If the Reaper indeed wears a robe, it certainly doesn’t hang loosely around his body. Nor does he carry a fairly innocuous scythe. Click link to read more

Remember a Vet Join our effort to honor the service and sacrifice of Veterans by moving the flowers on our virtual wall! We hope to count THOUSANDS of individuals taking part over this weekend and on Memorial Day. Share this with your friends and download Facebook badges for your profile picture! Let's get this to go viral in thanks to Veterans and military families as we pause to acknowledge Memorial Day on May 28, 2012!!

What Should an Obit Say? Remembering a Hero on Memorial Day

dogs...not all heroes are human.

Memorial for Our Angel Baby Gabriel : Stillborn at 40 weeks + 5 days on October 15, 2010 This just made me cry so much. Yet the love the grace and the hope compelled me to share it with others.