Tears Don’t Need Justifying

Tears Don’t Need Justifying

My every-few-mornings routine for years was to pour a little bit of H20 from my night stand water glass into my tarantula’s water bowl. She’d been a part of our family for sixteen years. Half my life. One morning, about to get dressed for work, wrapped in only a...
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...
Mi Rosa

Mi Rosa

When I told Chelsie my “Mi Rosa” story after returning from my honeymoon in Cancun, we laughed a very good, good laugh. I am emotional and sentimental at heart.  We all know this. Upon landing in Mexico, I was given a beautiful, light pink, almost peachish rose, and...
Stop All The Clocks

Stop All The Clocks

We were provided thirty pages of poems and readings in my funeral celebrant training.  The deathling in me sat down with my highlighter, ready to add some new gems to my repertoire.  I have lots of go-to quotes and poems as-is, and was eager for more.  To my surprise,...