There have been a few too many memorial services in my life these past few months, which is never fun. But it can be a profound reminder of our fragile place in this universe. Or just a reminder that we’d better get organized lest the state inherit everything when we’ve gone.
Because oh lordie just look at what is going on with Prince.
To help give you an idea of what we’re up against, I give you the business of death as an infographic.
Turning your loved one’s cremains into a tree might seem a bit crazy but is profoundly beautiful at the same time
The delicate art of obituary writing, explained by the pros.
Hundreds of butterflies created a beautiful memorial for one of the most poetic authors of our time…
OK I am outing myself as a trekkie here, but this may be, in my humble opinion, one of the most moving death/funeral scenes ever filmed.
Or actually maybe John Hannah (as Matthew) reading Auden’s “Funeral Blues” in Four Weddings and a Funeral takes the cake. I challenge you not to cry…