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3 Takeaways from Chadwick Boseman’s Online Memorialization

I found out about actor Chadwick Boseman’s death 48 minutes after his Twitter account acknowledged his passing. Like many of us, I found out online: My sister sent me the news through Facebook Messenger. Boseman was best known for playing King T’Challa in Marvel’s Black Panther, the first Black solo superhero in Marve...READ MORE

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What I Wish Everyone Knew About Funeral Professionals During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Earlier this year, I wrote about three things I wish everyone knew about funeral professionals. Shortly afterward, the coronavirus pandemic arrived in the United States, disrupting nearly every aspect of everyday life – including funeral service. Watching dedicated funeral professionals respond to this crisis with cre...READ MORE

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Baseball, Boy Scouts, and the Fear of Missing Out

When I was a young teenager growing up in a medium-sized town in Iowa in the 1980s, I had two options for summer activities: Little League Baseball and my Boy Scout Troop. Baseball practice or games took up about three days a week for part of the summer. Scouts met weekly and I enjoyed one week per summer at camp. Eve...READ MORE

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10 Reasons You Should Love Blogging

Anyone can make one: For better or worse, anyone can write a blog post about anything they want. Everyone has a voice and the best voices will rise to the top.The writer can show their personality:In blog posts, the writer has more leeway to add in their voice and personality than other types of writing.Blogs are a gr...READ MORE

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My First Blog Post

I have finally decided to take the plunge and add a blog to my site. I always wanted an easy way to share information with visitors and I'm super excited to start this journey. Keep coming back to my site and check for updates right here on the blog....READ MORE

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