Tag Archive: grave

Sep 25 2013

High anxiety: Had your dose of peace today?

Anxiety seems to grip our society these days. September 11 brought fears of flying and of the mail. Airlines heighten security and try to attract passengers with low fares and bonus frequent flyer miles. Homeland security alerts heighten tensions. Should we worry about this bridge, that building or tonight’s sporting event? A necessary war with …

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Sep 18 2013

Why did God create sisters?

“I think God created sisters because they need to annoy me, bug me and torture me with those Barbie dolls,” says a brother who chooses to remain anonymous. “God made sisters to enjoy you, to get mad at you, and two minutes later to love you,” says Stephen, age 10. “He also made them to …

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May 28 2013

Memorial Day…a day to count our blessings

As we approach Memorial Day, memories of past celebrations of this holiday come to mind. As a child, Memorial Day signaled the first holiday of the summer (although it technically takes place while it is still Spring). Memorial Day observance goes back to the Civil War, and was intended to honor and pay homage to …

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Mar 27 2012

Walking history tour slated

The Oakwood Cemetery Restoration Committee will present its annual “Spirits of Oakwood” walking history tour through Oakwood Cemetery on Saturday, March 31 from 1-4:30 p.m.   Guests will be guided through the gravesites while historians in period dress portray early merchants and settlers buried in the old cemetery. Tours will begin every 15 minutes and …

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