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Why We Should All See a Therapist and Get Off Social Media

By On June 8, 2018

The recent deaths of fashion designer Kate Spade and chef-writer Anthony Bourdain — both suicide, both a day apart — has, as it inevitably would, sparked a discussion about mental health and… Read More


Dying is expensive

By On February 25, 2013

I had dinner with a dear friend who recently lost her husband. While she had expected the restless nights, the loneliness, the moments of overwhelming sadness, she didn’t expect the cost. See,… Read More


Where to spread my ashes: the list is long!

By On October 17, 2012

I’m going to apologize in advance for this morbid topic. I blame the fact that I hang out with 60-year-olds. But one morning we started talking about our plans post-death. One guy… Read More


‘Rage against the dying of the light’

By On October 9, 2012

The one thing that happens when you — like me — hang out with people 30 years older than you, they make references you can’t place. They talk about the Piggly Wiggly in… Read More


A life worth living

By On January 10, 2011

Zachary Manago teaches us a lesson even after death… Read More