Halloween Fright

Halloween Fright

I used to love horror flicks and haunted houses in my teens and twenties.  I often find myself this time of year, in my thirties, reflecting on a younger mes affinity for fright and gore.  Nowadays, if I watch horror, I gravitate more towards monster flicks than...
Where Ceremony, Precaution, and Technology Meet

Where Ceremony, Precaution, and Technology Meet

In this time of Covid-19 there seems to be an air of “you don’t know what you’ve got ‘til it’s gone” around remembrance ceremonies.  We’re living in a day and age where we hear more and more people saying, “I don’t want a funeral,” and/or, “I hate funerals.” ...
Go in Peace – A Film

Go in Peace – A Film

When my father died at the age of sixty-nine, in an alley in downtown Denver on August 5, 2013, the only things he had left to his name were the clothes on his back, his walker, the cell phone he used to call 911, and his military ID.  He didn’t even have a wallet to...
Ageism Much?

Ageism Much?

The search for the fountain of youth is an age-old tale.  This recent bio-tech article makes it clear just how off-putting the idea of aging is for some, and how desperately we want a “cure.”  “David Sinclair, a geneticist at Harvard Medical School, is one of...