Mark Twain once said, “Clothes make the man. Naked people have little or no influence on society.” My wardrobe has led me to happiness and achievement. However, my early attraction to dressing…
My niece Dianne recently married a wonderful fellow named Geoffrey. They had planned and prepared for the big day over 12 months. It was a beautiful ceremony and reception held at a nice hotel in the Coconut Grove neighborhood of Miami…
Let’s face it – funerals are the parties no one wants to plan. And most people only interact with funeral directors at funerals when they are appropriately solicitous, supportive and somber.
As I write this, my big black cat Ilsa is stretched out on my desk, snoozing on top of my calendar organizer. Her little sister Yvonne stares intently out the window at the enticing birdies she can’t reach and kill. Such a blessing, our pets.
Have you seen the statistics about the staggering amount of resources used in conventional burial? Maybe you should consider a green burial!
Despite great advances in medical care, humans still have a 100% mortality rate. Yet fewer than 30% of adults do any end-of-life planning: wills or trusts, advance medical directives and pre-need funeral planning.