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How Do You Want to be Remembered?

Jan15

Quiring Admin

Looking back at man's earliest historical records, loved ones have always found their own particular ways to commemorate life. Each one of us occupies a unique place in our time and space on this earth. No matter where we live or how we live, we all place our distinctive fingerprint on our world. From the tombs of the pharaohs to a name on a donor's wall in a hospital the attempt to preserve our personal perspective is ingrained into our being. read more

42nd Military Police Partner with Quiring to Remember Fallen Heroes

Nov24

Quiring Admin

Memorial at Joint Base Lewis-McChord honors 29 military police killed in Iraq and Afghanistan. This monument honors 29 military police killed in Iraq and Afghanistan from 2003-2011. On Friday, October 18, 2013 ten families from around our country gathered together at Joint Base Lewis-McChord's memorial park to unveil the monument and to honor their loved ones who are no longer with us. read more

Why Husbands Are Buried on the Left

Dec03

Quiring Admin

When admiring a monument or memorial, it's helpful to know some important facts about symbolism. In previous posts, we've explored significant symbols and their meaning as well as religious symbols. However, there are usually less obvious elements of significance and symbolism. read more

The Philosophy of Memorialization

Jun08

Quiring Admin

Why do humans have such a strong desire to erect memorials? What deep-seated drive impels us to build monuments? The answer can be found in the definition of the word "monument." read more