being towards death

radically accepting finitude

In memory of Gillian Bennett

Life seems somewhat like a party that I was dropped into. At first I was shy and awkward and didn`t know what the rules were. I was afraid of doing … Continue reading

August 21, 2014

The End

The End in the September/October 2013 issue of the Humanist, told a very personal account of one family’s experience with end-of-life care and death with dignity.  We sat hip to hip on the family … Continue reading

August 18, 2014

You Are Going to Die –

My sister and I recently toured the retirement community where my mother has announced she’ll be moving. I have been in some bleak clinical facilities for the elderly where not … Continue reading

August 14, 2014