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One of my Wray ancestors gave the broach in my photo to his bride-to-be. If you know anything about antique jewelry and can tell me how old it is I would GREATLY APPRECIATE IT! |
"A cemetery is a history of people - a perpetual record of yesterday and sanctuary of peace and quiet today."Unknown
The Dash Poem, by Linda Ellis
I read of a man who stood to speak
At the funeral of a friend
He referred to the dates on her tombstone
From the beginning to the end
He noted that first came the date of her birth
And spoke the following date with tears,
But he said what mattered most of all
Was the dash between those years
For that dash represents all the time
That she spent alive on earth.
And now only those who loved her
Know what that little line is worth.
For it matters not how much we own;
The cars, the house, the cash,
What matters is how we live and love
And how we spend our dash.
So think about this long and hard.
Are there things you'd like to change?
For you never know how much time is left,
That can still be rearranged.
If we could just slow down enough
To consider what's true and real
And always try to understand
The way other people feel.
And be less quick to anger,
And show appreciation more
And love the people in our lives
Like we've never loved before.
If we treat each other with respect,
And more often wear a smile
Remembering that this special dash
Might only last a little while.
So, when your eulogy is being read
With your life's actions to rehash
Would you be proud of the things they say
About how you spent your dash.
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|Robin Caswell||RE: Robert and Martha Caswell|
Thanks, Beverly....good to hear from you -how are your parents? I see updates (I'm friends with Susan on FB) periodically.
The pictures can stay, I appreciate your work and am honored to maintain their memorials!
Lord knows, I surely do miss them greatly!
|Rita Goss||Sharon Black|
I will gladly fulfill your request for a photo of this grave site. I have sent a listing of requests to Jefferson Memorial Gardens East and must wait on them to provide the grave site location. I appreciate your patience while I wait for this information.
|Joyce Rye Kasberg||Hello|
Yes, we are doing good. On spring break this week.. Hope you are doing well also..
|Joyce Rye Kasberg||Johnnie Rye Camp memorial|
Thank you for the transfer.