Hog Heaven? Ohio Man Is Buried Astride His Harley

Hog Heaven

You can't take it with you--but darned!  You can try!Billy Standley of Mechanicsburg, Ohio, loved his Harley.  For eighteen years, the former ranch hand and rodeo rider told people he wanted to be buried astride his 1967 Harley Davidson Electra Guide cruiser.  And now, his family has helped that dream to come true.Standley's motorcycle helped him, he said, to retain a sense of adventure after he settled down to raise four children.  So for years, he planned the elaborate funeral that wou … [Read more...]

Italian Vineyard Hit by Rockslide Is Owned by Servite Order


A one-thousand-tonne boulder that tore through a vineyard in northern Italy has caused hundreds of thousands of euros-worth of damage, the estate manager has said. On January 21 at 8:15 p.m., a couple living in a farmhouse in northern Italy got the scare of their lives, as giant boulders came tumbling down the mountainside in Tramin, near Trento in Italy.The boulders--the largest totalling 300 cubic metres (more than 14,000 cubic feet)--demolished a barn and stopped just a few feet from the … [Read more...]