Charles Cowling
  Writing in the Anchorage Daily News, writer Michael Carey gives this account of an Alaskan funeral.  The mourners included half a dozen men scattered throughout the church who looked as if they were on work release: leathers, tattoos, unkempt hair and beards, the aura of hard living, men never
Charles Cowling
  Posted by Vale   As an industry, the funeral business is often told it should be careful about the use of euphemisms – (Collins English Dictionary – euphemism the deliberate or polite use of a pleasant or neutral word or expression to avoid the emotional implications of a plain