Take a lesson from peonies. Be beautiful, bold and showy. Bring joy to everyone around you, because we’re not here for long. Isnt’ that what makes us, and life, beautiful?
Sometimes it’s not easy to talk to our family about death and dying and what is important to us. There are a lot of unique resources available to make it easier. Today, my husband and I play a quick game called The Death Deck. Contact me if you want more resources and information about talkingContinue reading “The Not-So-Newlywed Game”
This quote from Poe goes right along with our thoughts from yesterday. What is death? What is life? What does it mean to be alive?
How do you define Death? And on the flipside, how do you define Life? What does it mean to be alive?
This winter I’ve been studying thanatology (study of death and dying and how we deal with it socially, psychologically and through arts and humanities) with a text I bought myself for Christmas. One of the first issues brought up in the text is how society, namely media and the arts makes us think about andContinue reading “Media Monday: What does mass media tell us about death?”
Taylor’s suicide changed Genevera’s life in innumerable ways. “It changed everything about who I am, what my priorities are, who I want to be.”
Still Life with a Volume of Wither’s ‘Emblemes’ 1696
Tate represents death in vanitas art.