Category: funeral

The 9/11 Memorial Museum: what to expect

Visit to 9/11 Memorial Museum in New York. What to expect at the memorial


How to memorialize and honor a loved one

How to memorialize and remember loved ones after the funeral. Celebrating life and sharing stories with family and friends.

Saying Goodbye – The 5 stages of grief

Saying goodbye to a loved one is hard. Saying goodbye to winter is easy. What are the 5 stages of grief? Denial, Anger, Bargaining, Depression and Acceptance.

The night my husband died

We stood watching on my front deck as the second ambulance arrived across the street. My erratic neighbor shouted up to me, “IT LOOKS LIKE YOUR HUSBAND!” No one ever believes anything he says but then I realized I had not seen Mike since…

How to comfort your widowed friend.

The line of fellow mourners who came to pay their respects to my family at my husband’s wake was overwhelming.  It was arranged so quickly and happened so fast I felt like I was not really there. He would have been impressed that he…

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