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The End is Near (and we deserve it). . . . Funeral Home Teams Up with Starbucks

South Carolina funeral home teams up with Starbucks to bring grieving customers and anyone else with money a bit of comfort.

Let me guess . . . Coffee to die for?

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Heather Konik gives us her 8 Reasons Why ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ Isn’t for Me. This lady is a hoot, and I think we should all encourage her to write her own Fifty Shades of Khaki. Be sure to watch the video at the site. Who knew Selena Gomez could be so funny?

Dress Made from 50,000 Gummy Bears. Only 220 lbs. Gives new meaning to The Gummy Bear Song.

Playing with my Poll Daddy today, which sounds totally wrong, but I didn’t name it. The point is that I have a few questions for you. Since it’s election season, I wrote them in the style of campaign writers.

All the best to all of you for a week with more coffee than funerals.

Piper Bayard–The Pale Writer of the Apocalypse

19 thoughts on “ The End is Near (and we deserve it). . . . Funeral Home Teams Up with Starbucks

  1. I’ve seen coffee shops in churches…but a funeral home? I hope they don’t multitask and warm their premade sandwiches in the crematorium ovens.

    And that gummybear song is rather catchy! LOL

    • Oooo! Good one! And as for the Gummy Bear Song, my daughter played it once for me back when she was in 7th grade. It is still stuck in my head.

    • Strangely enough, so can I. You know those little silver vial pendants you can have your deceased’s ashes put in? Perhaps they need one shaped like a Starbuck’s cup. Silver, gold, or a nice coffee-colored bronze.

  2. Please keep the polls as a Friday feature. I HATE Starbucks. I don’t drink coffee so it goes without saying, which I did.

    • Glad you liked that, Tom. It was fun for me to do.

      I don’t drink coffee, either, but I sometimes lurk in Starbuck’s to write when my teens are being loud at home. When I was a secretary, I was often asked to make coffee when I would first start a job. I said nothing. Just did it. Since I don’t drink it, I had no idea how to make it, and I worked that to my advantage. I was never asked twice. 🙂

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    Dave said:

    Never thought I’d say this, but the Gummy Bear song is damned funny, regardless of the language you listen to it in. It probably goes well with alcohol.

  4. ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ – yah, Twilight fan-fic with rather disturbing smut that somehow got published. Ecch. On the other hand, you could buy an awful lot of Starbucks funeral coffee with the royalty checks. ‘And would you like formaldehyde with that?’

  5. Piper, if you’ve seen the movie Idiocracy, you will know there is 1 business Starbucks should never align with.

    If you haven’t seen it, I won’t tell you…. 😉

    • Okay. Now I’m really curious. I can think of several they should never align with so I’m not sure which one you mean, but I’m guessing I should thank you for you discretion in the comments. Thank you. 🙂

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