When You Die, Consider Going Green

Walt Whitman called the grass “the beautiful uncut hair of graves.” At the time he wrote the poem “What is the Grass?” the bodies beneath the ground was probably feeding the vegetation since embalming did not become widespread in the United States until after the Civil War. In recent years, some people have embraced a […]

5 Simple Ways To Practice Funeral Etiquette

Attending a funeral with your family can occasionally be a stressful experience — you’re determined to convey your sympathy to the grieving family, but you must also ensure your children behave properly and don’t get frightened by their new surroundings. Although nothing compares to the process of actually visiting the funeral home and meeting others, […]