This week we’re going to discuss funeral etiquette. Because I’m apparently feeling morbid this month.
Everybody dies, and at some point in your life, you will be called upon to attend a funeral, and often the funeral will belong to a faith tradition with which you are not familiar. So before you go crazy remembering whether you should send flowers or take communion, read on for tips on how to […]
When my grandpa died a couple years ago, everyone came back to my hometown to cry a lot, drink too many fermented beverages and eat ham and Jell-o salad with carrots in it.
This is a short, personal article which poses a question: Are there important areas which cannot be touched by directly touched by feminism? It also tries to briefly discuss issues raised by a recent article in the Washington Blade relating to transgender issues. Be informed of a discussion-of-suicide trigger warning for the rest of this […]
Evening, loves. This was slotted to be my humorous contribution for today, but the trouble is, it’s been kind of a crap week for me and I’m not feeling very funny. Add to this the fact that I’m not terribly amusing on a good day, and things are looking pretty bleak.
We at Persephone believe in telling the truth, even about the most uncomfortable topics. The truth is, most of us will have to plan a funeral at least once in our lives. Making the kinds of decisions that need to be made after someone dies would be hard in the best of circumstances; tackling them […]