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Corporate America Would Have Deaths Occur Only During the Week

I have received two notices this week that convinces me that the people setting in board rooms making decisions have little or no feelings for the public who pays their dividends.  I suppose p...
By Daryl Berry
Friday, June 30, 2017

Time To Think

Time To Think Since I began running around five years ago, with the exception of races, I log most of my miles with our dog, Barkley, or alone.  This gives me a lot of time to think as Barkle...
By Daryl Berry
Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Running Disney

I started running about four and a half years ago, in the interest of losing weight and getting healthier.  For motivation purposes, I ran in a couple 5k races, a distance of 3.1 miles.  ...
By Daryl Berry
Wednesday, February 1, 2017

What's On Your Bucket List?

I am sure that most people have heard of the term, Bucket List.  Morgan Freeman and Jack Nicholson starred in a movie called “The Bucket List” about the must do things their characters wanted ...
By Daryl Berry
Tuesday, January 17, 2017

A Mid-Winter's Morning Run

When I lived in Lexington I remember a 5k race called a Mid-Summers Night Run.  I never ran in it but I attended once when my daughter ran.  It was on a July night when it was oppressivel...
By Daryl Berry
Saturday, December 10, 2016

Being Android in An Apple World

We live in an everchanging world when it comes to technology.  No matter what generation we consider ourselves a part of, we have seen great change in our lifetime.  I think about the cha...
By Daryl Berry
Monday, December 5, 2016

A New Take On An Old Tradition

Change is ever present.  Just think of the devise that you are using to view this article.  You may be reading this on a handheld devise such as a cell phone or tablet. &nb...
By Daryl Berry
Friday, September 2, 2016

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My Take on the Taylor County Coroner's Race

The untimely death last fall  of Taylor County Coroner, Terry Dabney, created the need for a special election to fill the office he had again won handily a year before.  Speculation arose...

But A Funeral Director is Not Supposed To Cry At A Funeral. . .

I have always thought it was ironic that I felt a calling to become a funeral director.  I have always had a tendency to be tender hearted and would shed a tear over even the most seemingly ro...

Ten Things I Learned Running A Mini-Marathon, Part 3

This entry will wind up this series on my reflections on running 13.1 miles with a few thousand others.   No. 9. You will not lose the benefits of your efforts overnight. After running i...

Ten Things I Learned From Running a Mini-Marathon, Part 2

I recently competed in my first mini-marathon.  I came away from that event with some insights and observations, not so much about running but about how the lessons can be applied to everyday ...

Ten Things I Learned Running a Mini-Marathon, Part 1

At the ripe old age of sixty, I recently competed in my first half-marathon, known as a mini-marathon.  Needless to say I learned or reaffirmed some lessons along the way.  My next few bl...

“The Last Thing I Can Do For Momma”

Occasionally in the course of my career as a funeral director I have had family members ask if they could take part in preparing their loved one for viewing.  Maybe they want to style the hair...

A Funeral Cost How Much?

Comparing Funeral Prices - A Lesson On Shopping For A Funeral  These days more people are calling about funeral pricing.  Sometimes it will be someone that we can tell knows something ab...