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By Michael J. Neddo

Not In My Backyard

Not In My Backyard... The voice on the other end of the phone was familiar and tinged with a bit of anxiety. I knew who...

The List

Lists. They can be an organizer's tool, a disorganized person's crutch, a spouse's bane. One thing about lists, they take a complex set of...

Why I Choose To Stand

"Oh, say does that Star Spangled Banner yet wave, O'er the land of the free, and the home of the brave? Francis Scott Key -...

And It Was Blue

"What the caterpillar sees as the end of the world, the butterfly sees as the beginning." - Anonymous It was the call you do not...

Oh, You Don’t Have To Do That?

One of the things that surprises many people when I speak to them are the things that do NOT have to be done. I...

Of Cremation, Options, Costs… and Zombies?

The Northern Lights have seen queer sights, But the queerest they ever did see Was that night on the marge of Lake Lebarge I cremated Sam McGee. ...

The Man in the Mirror

“I’m starting with the man in the mirror. I’m asking him to change his ways. If you wanna make the world a better place Take a look...

On the other hand… Tradition!

“Traditions, traditions. Without our traditions, our lives would be as shaky as... as... as a fiddler on the roof!”  - Tevye from Fiddler on...

The Power of a Name

“Hollerbach Funeral Home”, “Amigone Funeral Home”, “Burns Funeral Home and Crematory”, “Staab Polk Funeral Home”, and yes even “Ronald McDonald Funeral Home”, just some...

A Hearse With A View

“Daddy, did you get the hearse with the windows in the back so the dead people can look out?”    - Marissa Neddo, age...

Featured articles

Congress Approves $284 Billion For PPP Loans

CHARLOTTE - On Sunday, December 27, President Trump signed a new stimulus package into law.  Economic Impact Payments for individuals and families have garnered...

New Years Resolutions For 2021 That Will Stick

CHARLOTTE - The year 2020 will surely not go down in history as a great one. We all have many things to add to...

Passionate Paws Opens Weddington/Matthews Location

WEDDINGTON, NC – On January 4, 2021, Passionate Paws will open its second location at 2925 Matthews-Weddington Rd, Ste 100, in the Chestnut Arbor...

The Year Behind The Mask

CHARLOTTE - 2020 has been an unprecedented year for everyone and nowhere is that more obvious than in the world of healthcare.  As 2020...

New Year New Opportunities

CHARLOTTE - Good News!! 2020 is almost in the books and we are looking forward to an amazing year in 2021.  Home affordability has...