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29 Apr Losing a Pet

I was exhausted and had never lost a pet so when my husband’s ex-girlfriend called late one night to say, “My dog died,” I quickly told her I’d put Martin on the phone. I thought she was being overly dramatic, which is what she did...

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29 Apr Comedy is Easy, Dying is Hard

I don’t want to be buried in Jersey,” my husband quipped the first time I said we needed an exit plan. Though I’d always enjoyed Martin’s humor, I needed him to take this seriously. “Where would you like to be?” I asked. “Here,” he answered. “I plan...

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29 Apr Losing a Child

Designing an infant urn was a challenge. My heart went out to the young woman who contacted me  shortly after her first child was stillborn. “I’m so glad I found you,” she said. “This is exactly what I was looking for. “Lucy had Turner syndrome,”...

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29 Apr a way to grieve.blog

I’m not a grief counselor, but I deal with those grieving When I started designing these unique urns, I hadn’t realized that because the process is collaborative, I would feel a connection to each person’s lost loved one. That’s one aspect of what I do that...

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