The Late Afternoon Of My Life

"The afternoon knows what the morning never suspected."  --Robert  Frost...more

How Sad Do I Want People to Be?

Wearing black for a year is a quaint custom but that's what I think my husband should do when I die. I think he should wear black, eschew festive occasions, and only watch black and white TV, just the network stations, no cable, for an entire, long, gloomy year.At the end of the year, he should go to Barbados for two weeks, sit on the beach drinking rum out of coconuts, proposition beautiful women, and come back a tanned, healthy, free man. Then he should get married again....more

Crosspost: Pre-Funeral Luncheon

Monday, January 6, 2014...more

Remembering @TrappedAtMyDesk: What a Life Looks Like in Tweets

What do we leave behind us?I’m not talking about leftover food or dirty laundry. I mean what happens when we’re gone?...more
Heather2run TrappedAtMyDesk I watched it this morning and cried so many tears.more

Death is Out of the Closet

It used to be a simple choice – burial or cremation. Pine box or steel fortress. Ashes saved for lockets and urns or scattered to the wind or ocean. If you really wanted to get fancy, you could hire a plane and pilot to scatter them over the city of your choice.The good news is that death is no longer a four letter word. It’s out of the closet and getting a lot of attention. Dying has even become part of the cornucopia of consumer decisions. We now have lots of choices for where we want to spend eternity....more
I didn't realize there were all these decisions!  Can you still be cryogenically preserved. ...more

Death is a Touchstone

“A soon as we notice that certain types of events "like" to cluster together at certain times, we begin to understand the attitude of the Chinese, whose theories of medicine, philosophy, and even building are based on a "science" of meaningful coincidences. The classical Chinese texts did not ask what causes what, but rather what "likes" to occur with what.” --M.L....more

I Did Not Seek it Out

"Beware of those who weep with realization, for they have realized nothing." -Carlos Casteneda...more

Remembering My Mother

Remembering My Mother Do you believe in angels? I do!...more

Murder and Forgiveness

For now we see in a mirror...more
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Fears- we all have them

I’ve been sorta mia on my blog, we have been keeping busy and enjoying everyday… And then hear I go and get all negative with you but thought this was a perfect time to talk to you about my biggest fear. Anyone else think there should be a news channel that only reports on uplifting topics?!!...more