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Category Archives: Sharing Suzette
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
Virginia funeral director introduces bill to prevent funerals at home
As history has proven, the funeral industry does not always have our best interests at heart. Before I explain how the proposed “Storage of Body” bill will impact us, let me first make you aware of a growing movement. Across … Continue reading