Three types of funeral, three types of death, three types of reflection on our own mortality.
James Delles remembers what it was like to care for his father in his last days and offers a few tips about what anyone assuming the caregiver role for a parent really needs to know about death and dying.
While it’s true that no words are adequate for someone who has lost the love of his life, here are some phrases you want to avoid.
Randall Horton reflects on his own experiences with grief, and wonders why being a man is to be sentenced to a life bereft of emotional support?
Michael Carley shares his hardest conversation ever, explaining loss of a loved one to a young child.
When Edward Severy’s father died, there were dozens of people at the funeral he had never met. They all acted like his father had never made a mistake. “Maybe I just knew a different man”, thought Edward.
The Patriot Guard Riders rallied at the funeral of a child to protect his family from the protests of the Westboro Baptist Church.
“Quinn has booked a flight to Connemara, County Galway. But first, this funeral. This director. What is her name?” By Joey DeFrancesco
“A tree doesn’t rid itself of its rings.” Brandon Ferdig is shaken by the death of his grandmother, and chooses to remember how her life connected with his.
“Toward the end of the visiting hours, a woman who nobody seemed to know walked into the memorial service. She looked at me and said, You must be his son. She said, He left his mark on you.” By Michael Kimball
Josh Bowman takes a moment to remember some of the things he learned from his wonderful Zayde on the ten-year anniversary of his passing.
Dannie Maddox gives us a count down to take us back step by step to her birth
You’ve probably never read these hard-hitting (but honest) challenges to the way you’re currently acting toward women.
Talking about a miscarriage is almost taboo – but recovery begins with honest conversation.
Kids learn electronics by building projects: combines electronic building blocks with the first-ever augmented reality tutor app.
Truth is, he wants more than just a roll in the hay and a “#1 Dad”mug.
Are we asking the wrong questions in our search for an end to war?
“How could you give your son a Mohawk?” one even gasped, as though I was encouraging him to play with matches. “Why not?” I shrugged. “It’s his hair.”
Sexual identity is a personal experience, regardless of behavior, or how others define us.
I’m done with false friends. (No, really this is a thank you letter)
Dad Mathew tells his cautionary tale about leaving his child and dog unattended.
Shawn Henfling shares the unexpected benefits of his fight with Depression.
Is there ever a justification for telling a bloke he’s “not a man”?
June 4th, 2015 at the West End Lounge, New York, NY. Tickets on sale now.