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Category Archives: My story

Luna is a Helper – a Dog who Goes to Funerals

Oh sure, she’s cute. And sweet. But here’s the thing – Luna helps me stay grounded, especially when I’m wading into some deep waters. She can literally help me stay balanced. If I put Luna in a shopping bag in one hand, she equals the groceries in the other: a gallon of milk, a pound of butter, a  Continue Reading »

A Day with Your Dead

Together at the edge of a sacred woods, in a beautiful barn loft above healing horses, we will connect deeply to our Ancestral Guides with deep journeying, art, and ceremony.

After Daddy Died

After their daddy died, the girls were sad and he needed help communicating with them from the other side of ‘the veil.’ Chrys and Luna are superheroes who can take messages back and forth. They like to help sad children.

A Modern Home Funeral vs. a Traditional Funeral Home

Two men, one of them my husband, died at the same time in an accident. One was buried and all arrangements handled by a solid, decent, typical local funeral home. The other man was cremated in a simple cremation using greener approaches, after a family-directed funeral. This is one reason why I am passionate about a family’s choice to keep their loved one at home after a death, if that is right for them.

How to Become a Young Widow

“The story of my husband’s death is something people ask about a lot. I can’t tell it all of one blog, so we’ll take it in bits. Here, the story of how life turns course in a few hours.”

The What of What I Do

“I help families and loved ones cross a bridge that has always been pretty darn scary, when someone is dying or dies.”