When Embalming is Beautiful
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When Embalming is Beautiful

Caleb Wilde - July 23, 2014

Article By Caleb Wilde, Confessions of a Funeral Director Death sits in paradox. In it we find impossible co-mixtures of intrinsic opposites. Perhaps, this is why death…

Do Funeral Homes Charge too Much? 10 Thoughts on the Cost of Funerals
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Do Funeral Homes Charge too Much? 10 Thoughts on the Cost of Funerals

Caleb Wilde - June 18, 2014

Post provided by Caleb Wilde, CalebWilde.com Do you think funeral homes charge too much for their merchandise and services? I asked this question on my Facebook page yesterday.  Over…

Funeral Director Offers Thoughts on HATE / LIKE Relationship with Corporate Run Funeral Homes
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Funeral Director Offers Thoughts on HATE / LIKE Relationship with Corporate Run Funeral Homes

Caleb Wilde - June 10, 2014

This article originally appeared on the blog Confessions of a Funeral Director written by Funeral Director Caleb Wilde. If you aren’t aware of the corporate monsters in…

Drinking in the Stories (What It Means to Be a Funeral Director)
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Drinking in the Stories (What It Means to Be a Funeral Director)

Caleb Wilde - May 7, 2014

Article provided by Caleb Wilde, Confessions of a Funeral Director I work with both my dad and my grandfather.  When I first started at the funeral home…

The Most Epic Obituary Ever Written
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The Most Epic Obituary Ever Written

Caleb Wilde - May 1, 2014

Article from: Confessions of a Funeral Director Val Patterson — a little known scientist from Utah — wrote for himself one of the more intriguing (and long)…

An Interesting Perspective on the Death of Fred Phelps, Leader of the Westboro Baptist Church
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Caleb Wilde
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An Interesting Perspective on the Death of Fred Phelps, Leader of the Westboro Baptist Church

Caleb Wilde - March 23, 2014

Article by: Caleb Wilde, CalebWilde.com Fred Phelps died.  A couple days ago, we learned that the founder of the Westboro Baptist Church – infamous for its hate…

A Beeping Day in the Funeral Business
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Caleb Wilde
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A Beeping Day in the Funeral Business

Caleb Wilde - March 9, 2014

Post from: Caleb Wilde, CalebWilde.com It was late summer.  I had worked a 70 hour week, capped off with a Saturday funeral that lasted (viewing to burial)…

10 Thoughts in Defense of Funeral Selfies
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Caleb Wilde
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10 Thoughts in Defense of Funeral Selfies

Caleb Wilde - February 18, 2014

article by: Caleb Wilde, CalebWilde.com As is often the case, we tend to get house calls in the middle of snow storms.  And this past week was…

When You Should Fire Your Funeral Home
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When You Should Fire Your Funeral Home

Caleb Wilde - January 28, 2014

Article from: Caleb Wilde, Confessions of a Funeral Director Before I tell you when you should fire your funeral home, bear with me as I describe the…

Help Us, Social Media. You Are Our Only Hope
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Help Us, Social Media. You Are Our Only Hope

Caleb Wilde - January 15, 2014

Article provided by Caleb Wilde, Confessions of a Funeral Director The funeral industry is too often known for its worst practitioners. The practitioners who take financial advantage…