Death Story #1: My First Call

A few years ago, I had the chance to have a brief stint at a dream job -- being an attendant of the dead for a funeral home. Though this job wasn't for long, it gave me so many experiences that I will never forget. This is one of them. In these true short stories,... Continue Reading →

#DeathSalonSeattle Recap

This past weekend I had the lucky fortune of attending Death Salon: Seattle put on by the Order of the Good Death. If that name sounds familiar, I've mentioned it before. This event was put on for all of those individuals and organizations that are involved in the #deathpositive movement -- including (but not limited)... Continue Reading →

What is Death Positivity?

In our particular field of talking about the dead (genealogy), we have very few conversations about the act of death itself. We tend to wax on about the causes of death, and how long someone lived, but straight talk about death doesn't come easily to many of us. And why would it? In our Western... Continue Reading →

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