"Guilt is perhaps the most painful companion to death." Elisabeth Kubler-Ross A father was arrested after the funeral of his thirteen-month old child. The next day he was charged with open murder. Five days before that, a very young couple came walking into the funeral home in the mid afternoon to plan the funeral of their precious little girl who … [Read more...] about Avoidable Losses
A MAN AND HIS CAT
I’ll never forget the day we had to say goodbye to our sweet and loyal cat Cinnamon aka “Chubs”. Losing a member of the family is always hard, but the thing that has really stuck with me when I think about that day is my husband’s final moments with his beloved friend. When we learned the extent of Cinnamon's illness I was nearly inconsolable. My … [Read more...] about A MAN AND HIS CAT
Kicking the bucket, while fulfilling your bucket list!
So what happens if you or a loved one kicks the bucket while fulfilling the bucket list? Every day people leave home to go on their dream vacation. For some this may be a cruise, for others it may be a camping adventure and for many it may be as simple as going to stay with a friend or family member who lives out-of-town. It doesn’t matter the … [Read more...] about Kicking the bucket, while fulfilling your bucket list!
Do Your Due Diligence!
Don't confuse good intentions with expertise - there is a difference! Grief can make people do irrational things. If fact, some people who are grieving may not even realize that they are out of control. They may be trying so hard to remain in check, that everyone else can clearly see they are not. I’d like to share with you a true story my … [Read more...] about Do Your Due Diligence!