Author Archives: Suzette Sherman (Founder, SevenPonds)

“I don’t feel old. I don’t feel anything until noon. Then it’s time for my nap.”

- Bob Hope
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A SevenPonds Visitor Thanks Us

Letters like these are the inspiration that keep us going

To Our Readers, We are proud to share with you a letter (via email) from a visitor to our SevenPonds website. Sonia was inspired by the information we provide to help people like her and her family navigate the end of … Continue reading

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A Reader Shares Her Bereavement & Thanks SevenPonds

Our post on Danish death traditions helped her

To Our Readers, We are proud to share with you a letter (via email) from a reader of our SevenPonds blog. Gwyn was inspired by our blog post “Why Leave a Window Open? A Danish Death Tradition” at the time of her bereavement. … Continue reading

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Haute Couture Cemetery Fashion Debuted This Spring

It's official: traditional burials are dead history

I’m under the hair dyer at my San Francisco salon flipping through a large format fashion magazine when there it is — I’m staring straight at haute couture cemetery fashion. Embroidered across a midi length green taffeta skirt are the … Continue reading

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How I Got My Mom Talking About Her Dying Wishes

The Go Wish cards are the best tool possible

Yep, it’s true. I could not get my own mother to talk about her dying wishes. Here I am, the founder of SevenPonds, where I live, eat and breathe the death and dying process. And yet I was failing with … Continue reading

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Monday Hearts for Madalene

Page Hodel creates beautiful hearts as an ongoing celebration of love

It’s an honor for SevenPonds to share with our readers the story of the Monday Hearts for Madalene project, a true account of the power of love in the midst of death.The project’s origins take us to 2005: the moment Page Hodel encountered Madalene … Continue reading

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