Tag Archives: Death

Do you have too many friends dying young?

I lost both my parents years ago, and my grandparents, aunts and uncles, before that. When you’re a kid and almost everyone you know who dies is “old,” it seems to make sense. Then there was a War – albeit … Continue reading

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Where will your body go?

Some people do extensive planning for what comes after death. Others leave those details to their heirs, if they’re lucky enough to have them. My mother wanted to be buried with my dad at Arlington National Cemetery. At age 95, … Continue reading

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Is time on your side?

Halloween is a time when many jokes touch upon the afterlife, ghosts and gravestones and the dreaded zombie apocalypse. (Personally, I’m a huge fan of The Walking Dead.) But for many people, death is a subject they fear and avoid. “Recognizing that death … Continue reading

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