February 16, 2020

None of us likes thinking about the inevitable a whole lot, but sometimes it’s better to make plans ahead of time. Such is the case when it comes to funerals.

September 7, 2019

Paul Caparatta takes us back to a time when attendance was mandatory at Grandma's house for Sunday meals. I can almost hear them.

We seem to have a primordial need to maintain some form of contact with departed loved ones. At its simplest form, it is a reaffirmation to...

June 14, 2019

I’m very excited to introduce my guest blogger Nicholas Yap, of Nitro Funeral, Singapore.

Nicholas was born and raised in Singapore, working with his father to keep funeral traditions alive through advocacy and hard work. Nicholas tells us, “Singapore, an ever modernizi...

May 2, 2019

It’s not uncommon for people to have trouble sleeping after losing a loved one. Nighttime can be a particularly difficult and lonely time, especially if you have lost a spouse. Trying to fall asleep can be a challenging task when your mind can’t stop trying to process...

April 29, 2019

We tend to look for words and phrases that can somehow resurrect the dead but there aren’t any. Write from the heart, keep it simple and most of all, keep it short.