In the Middle of a Revolution on Death

The Revolution is upon us The recent Washington Post article, “We’re in the middle of a revolution on death” is gently thought-provoking and describes a trend that we hope will become the reality for more Californians.  Specifically, those who are facing terminal...

The Elephant In The Room

Photo Credit: Bizarro Comics CAN WE TALK ABOUT DYING? By Lynne Calkins “Make friends with death. Get comfortable with it, and you will have a much fuller, happier life.”  Seriously? Sounds kind of weird, doesn’t it? Who wants to be friends with such a taboo subject?...

But, Isn’t It Suicide?

When talking about medical aid in dying, the short answer?  No. Definitely not. But there is a better, more thorough answer. The other night I was at a dinner party with eight intelligent, thoughtful people.  At some point my husband thought it was necessary to let...

Movie Review: Paddleton (2019 Drama/Comedy)

A friend recommended I watch the new Netflix movie, Paddleton, just out in February.  I found it to be a worthy watch for someone interested in the intricacies of death and dying. Actors Ray Romano (Andy) and Mark Duplass (Michael), depict two middle-aged men who...