Author Archives: enicholsross

Each Family is Special

As is often the case, it is feast or famine in my business. After no funerals for six weeks, we now have three services in these two days. Two are memorial services. A memorial service is a service without the … Continue reading

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Why the Cemetery

Many of you who follow my blog came to me through Jon Katz. As readers of his, you know that he now walks at our local cemetery, Woodlands Cemetery. (for non-followers he is at http://www.bedlamfarm.com) Today he wrote about the … Continue reading

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Strange Life

What a strange life I have.  I spend my Life waiting for Death.  My Life revolves around the phone call telling me that my services are needed.  I make plans, only to have them changed.  I remember a dinner party … Continue reading

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Hiding Out

Yesterday I received a pleasant surprise. The Rescue Mama sent comments about several of my blogs. How did she find me? i haven’t written since last January! It is amazing to me that once you put yourself out there on … Continue reading

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ROAD TRIP IN THE SNOW

My husband was born in Vermont, in the middle of January .I am certain there was snow, probably a considerable amount, covering the earth at the time of his arrival.  I never thought to ask his mother about it and … Continue reading

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PANIC!

Baby, it’s cold up here in the north county and expected to get colder, after we have 8 to 12 inches of snow.  So when I started out 2014 with being awaken at 2 AM with loud, terrible noise coming … Continue reading

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Purpose Fullfillment

After reading my post “One Last Funeral”, a reader (and fellow blogger at http://www.everonward.typepad.com) wrote and asked, “How do you keep the unexpected, the too early deaths like this one from depressing you?” In all honesty, death does not depress … Continue reading

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