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A Lonely Place to be Buried

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Offline randell

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A Lonely Place to be Buried
« on: January 31, 2008, 10:26:39 PM »


« Last Edit: February 01, 2008, 12:03:11 PM by randell »
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Offline Al

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Re: A Lonely Place to be Burried
« Reply #1 on: January 31, 2008, 11:02:02 PM »
But a great place to be buried.  Imagine the burial.  No pretense, no falsehoods, just a life as it was.

Al

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Re: A Lonely Place to be Burried
« Reply #2 on: February 01, 2008, 07:50:07 AM »
sweet view for a dead guy.
It's never too late to be what you might have been-Geroge Elliot

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Re: A Lonely Place to be Burried
« Reply #3 on: February 01, 2008, 10:32:26 AM »
Seems like a better final resting spot than in some crowded cemetary in the middle of an urban area.

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Re: A Lonely Place to be Burried
« Reply #4 on: February 01, 2008, 10:34:43 AM »
I'd still rather be cremated and have what's left of me scattered atop Casa Grande (the mountain, not the man).

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Re: A Lonely Place to be Burried
« Reply #5 on: February 01, 2008, 10:59:56 AM »
I'd still rather be cremated and have what's left of me scattered atop Casa Grande (the mountain, not the man).

Laguna Meadow Pass.

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Re: A Lonely Place to be Burried
« Reply #6 on: February 01, 2008, 11:08:32 AM »
I'd like my ashed placed right about here:
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Re: A Lonely Place to be Burried
« Reply #7 on: February 01, 2008, 11:11:39 AM »
I'd still rather be cremated and have what's left of me scattered atop Casa Grande (the mountain, not the man) .

 The Sky Islands for me.
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Re: A Lonely Place to be Burried
« Reply #8 on: February 01, 2008, 11:56:17 AM »
At the mouth of Horse Canyon on the Green River for me.  The wife not happy with that request.  For some reason I don't understand, she is one of those who prefers the little green plot in the overcrowded cemetery.
Gene

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SHANEA

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Re: A Lonely Place to be Burried
« Reply #9 on: February 01, 2008, 12:04:32 PM »
Athe little green plot in the overcrowded cemetery.

Golf courses and cemeteries, two biggest wastes of real estate.  I've always thought they should be combined.
Yes, I play golf too.  Still a waste of real estate.   :icon_biggrin:

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Offline Casa Grande

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Re: A Lonely Place to be Burried
« Reply #10 on: February 01, 2008, 12:17:45 PM »
I'd still rather be cremated and have what's left of me scattered atop Casa Grande (the mountain, not the man).
:rolling:   :vomit:

got my personal spot marked already..... :eusa_shhh:


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Re: A Lonely Place to be Burried
« Reply #11 on: February 01, 2008, 03:10:48 PM »
I'd still rather be cremated and have what's left of me scattered atop Casa Grande.

Ahem, you'll need a permit to do that and there's no guarantee they would give one.

This is one of those rules that just defy common sense. Cremains (the correct term) consist entirely of completely sterilized ash and a few tiny bone bits. If no one saw you release the material, especially on an exposed mountain top where the wind blows almost constantly and thus immediately and completely disperses the material, no one would ever know.

So, the point of the regulation would be what? Control? Sure can't be for anything else because this has no impact whatsoever on the environment or the public.

My instructions contain my desires and they shall not be divulged to anyone other than the few who will hike to the unidentified location in an unidentified state. That information will not be known  to the participants until it is time to sally forth. Bureaucrats who feel it necessary to require permits will just have to accept defeat on this one, if in fact the location I have chosen falls in that category.

While I abide by even the most asinine of regulations, on this topic the regulators can just kiss my behind, if they can find enough of it to kiss.  :rolling:
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Re: A Lonely Place to be Burried
« Reply #12 on: February 01, 2008, 04:50:46 PM »
I'd still rather be cremated and have what's left of me scattered atop Casa Grande.

Ahem, you'll need a permit to do that and there's no guarantee they would give one.



so what?  ooops...i spilled it...oh well

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Offline TheWildWestGuy

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Re: A Lonely Place to be Buried
« Reply #13 on: February 01, 2008, 07:38:23 PM »
Permit - for what?  You need a permit to spread someone's ashes?  I don't believe anyone anywhere has ever been "cited" for not having a permit for that.  They just don't want people building memorials, putting up crosses, and making a gravesite out of it.   You won't find me filling up space in some human-landfill but I would prefer to be in my own backyard rather than on the top of Casa Grande but to each his/her own.  Either way it's better than being under a tombstone somewhere that nobody will care about in 100 years (or less)... TWWG

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Offline badknees

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Re: A Lonely Place to be Buried
« Reply #14 on: February 01, 2008, 08:12:23 PM »
Permit - for what?  You need a permit to spread someone's ashes?  I don't believe anyone anywhere has ever been "cited" for not having a permit for that.  They just don't want people building memorials, putting up crosses, and making a gravesite out of it.   You won't find me filling up space in some human-landfill but I would prefer to be in my own backyard rather than on the top of Casa Grande but to each his/her own.  Either way it's better than being under a tombstone somewhere that nobody will care about in 100 years (or less)... TWWG

2.62 Memorialization.
(a) The installation of a monument,
memorial, tablet, structure, or other
commemorative installation in a park
area without the authorization of the
Director is prohibited.
(b) The scattering of human ashes
from cremation is prohibited, except
pursuant to the terms and conditions
of a permit, or in designated areas according
to conditions which may be established
by the superintendent.
(c) Failure to abide by area designations
and established conditions is prohibited.
(d) Violation of the terms and conditions
of a permit issued in accordance
with this section is prohibited and may
result in the suspension or revocation
of the permit.
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