Serving the needs of Caregivers

As a busy professional, I approached the changes in my parents’ health and natural aging process with a cautious eye and perhaps overly positive mindset. When it became obvious that my Father’s mental decline was accelerating (he had not yet received any...

David Bowie’s final gift

  While processing the passing of David Bowie,  I’ve been struck by the terms being used across media posts and broadcasts.  The choices being made to address David Bowie’s journey have been disquieting.  We are missing his final gift when we use or...

When one book became two

Plans…..who needs them? As a former professional chef, and event manager I really do understand the importance of a good plan.  I am the consummate list maker and get giddy at the sight of items crossed off a list.  I approach parties with plans of dishes to...

In Loving Hands Workshop

I had the honor of attending an all day workshop yesterday at the serene and beautiful Center at Westwoods.  This workshop focused on the art of green, family-led deathcare. I was looking forward to listening to some wonderful leaders in the family led death-care...

Comfort All Around Us

  I love this guy.  Cardinals have held a special place in my heart since I was just a young girl living in Ohio. We had moved back to the Midwest from Maine and it really wasn’t a happy time for me. I longed for the ocean, seaside forests, fog and beach...