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Short Story Review: “The Evening and the Morning and the Night” by Octavia Butler:Butler's novelette explores the isolation experienced by those who have terminal illnesses
U.K. Man Checks Items Off Wife’s Bucket List to Raise Awareness for Early-onset Alzheimer’s:Steve Boryszczuk honors his wife's memory by traveling the world, as they had planned to before she died
The Traditions and Customs of Catholic Funeral Mass:What to expect from a mass and which traditions you should follow
Category Archives: Sharing Suzette
More than entertainment, they offer the power to heal
We are all aware that movies can be incredibly powerful, but we rarely consider them to be a grief healing tool. Nevertheless, they often are. I experienced this personally in 2009. In the midst of my deep anguish and feelings … Continue reading
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
Is anyone out there doing their homework?
Over the last 15 years I’ve witnessed the creation of many different websites aimed at new approaches around end of life. I’m not talking about basic websites with pragmatic information (like us.) No, I’m talking about high-tech, farther-reaching ideas. I’ve … Continue reading
My reflections on the photography exhibition “Right, Before I Die”
Last night I attended a lovely photography exhibition that got me thinking not only about what it’s like to confront death, but also about what kind of life I want to live right now – at this exact moment in … Continue reading
“In the Parlor, The Final Goodbye”
I had the amazing good fortune to experience true magic recently when I drove from San Francisco to Sacramento. The storms actually parted as the sun streamed through. That evening an audience gathered for the debut of an unusual documentary film … Continue reading