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Why we call it "the living room": In years passed, it was the habit to hold a deceased person's viewing and wake at home in the front parlor. During that time it was referred to as "the death room". The Ladies Home Journal in 1910 declared the "Death Room" as no more and henceforth the parlor would be known as the "Living Room".
Due to the sheer ice, vertical drops and atmospheric pressure, at least 150 sad sculptures of fallen men remain frozen and beyond rescue in their icy grave on Mt Everest. “Green boots", the body of climber Tsewang Paljor, acts as a way-marker to the summit and sadly there are many more macabre signposts warning of the perils of this mountain.
Funeral Friday!!!!! Here is a little insight into the world of funeral viewings from a funeral director intern follower of mine!! She was nice enough to share this amazing photo and some info with us. The top photo shows an elderly woman at death, or how she would look when I would be working on her. Notice this skin has a grayish, dusky hue and the vessels are very prominent. The middle photo shows the body after it has been embalmed. Embalming is the processes of flushing the body with a forma