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Category Archives: Why I do what I do

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.”

Luna Unullisi, Not Just any Dog

“She was a therapy dog before she got her official ‘Dr. Luna’ badge from Pet Partners, keeping me laughing when times got rough and sitting close when I needed comfort.”

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.”