The Really REAL Question

As homo sapiens, the thinking two-legged ones, we are wired for questions. I think that’s true ... you?Each day we are immersed in self-generated questions, often along the lines of... what to eat, when will I finish my taxes, what about those Canucks, eh? Vancouverites are asking that question quite often these days.Lets call those [...]

2019-02-10T20:42:28-07:00April 16th, 2014|End-of-Lifethreads|

Red Love Knot: Handfasting

There's a short pause in the ceremony.  The couple holds hands, and a wide, crimson, silk ribbon is tied securely, but loosely, around their wrists.  The shining red ribbon ends sweep down almost to the ground and dance a little in the breeze. It's breathtaking, the simplicity and beauty of this gesture. [...]

2019-02-08T15:10:09-07:00July 13th, 2013|Lifethreads|

Death Cafe and Good Conversation

Curious about a good death?  What about accounts of near-death experiences? Green burials? Imagine going to a meet-up to talk solely about death and end of life questions. That’s the invitation put out by Death Café, a quiet movement focused on setting up invitational evenings to do just that. Yet, who would have thought it [...]

2019-02-08T15:15:43-07:00July 10th, 2013|End-of-Lifethreads|