How To Terminate The On-Line Accounts of a Deceased Person

Category: Resources - Tips

It’s a little unsettling to receive a note in Linked In or a Friend request on Facebook from someone whom I know passed away several months or even years ago.  Although  a warm memory might come to mind, there’s nothing else I can Learn More

Have I Told You Lately That I Love You?

Category: Planning

Besides the fact that this is our wedding song (it wasn’t until many years after that we learned it was a spiritual song), and a really lovely tune, its message is powerful:  the importance of telling people how much you love them cannot Learn More

Ashes to Ashes

Category: Humor

Unfortunately, the only rites of passage that we elders know much more about are funerals. We attend them too frequently. If humor’s a part of these essays, what’s so funny about death? Of course, we are depressed, unless we are just attending to Learn More

Just The Way You Look Tonight

Categories: Humor News

Sunday mornings are my trip through the New York Times. Our local paper actually prints the pages, and I go to the national news section to read the obits. To be sure I am not inadvertently there. The paid ones are on the Learn More

Inspirational Quotes, Poems and Themes

Category: Resources - Inspiration

To die: to sleep: No more; and, by a sleep to say we end The heart-ache and the thousand natural shocks That flesh is heir to, ’tis a consummation Devoutly to be wished. Hamlet, Act III, scene 1, line 60. He gave his Learn More

On Death and Dying – Random Passages and Thoughts

Categories: Resources - Inspiration Resources - Tips

“The undertaker, Winthrop Ogletree, was waiting in the foyer of the large, rambling Victorian house at the end of the Street of Tides where he practiced his trade. . . . “I’ll get right to the point, Winthrop,” my grandmother said officiously.  “I’ll Learn More