The Business of Death

The Business of Death

"'Tis impossible to be sure of any thing but Death and Taxes," The Cobbler of Preston by Christopher Bullock (1716) The first funeral I attended without my family was for a schoolmate during high school. As I walked into the viewing room, I heard the wailing. His mother was hugging every person individually and each recipient would hold her upright as she was crushed by waves of grief. Along with her wailing, she would shake her head and mutter statements of disbelief and sadness. I'd never Continue reading

Weathered Beauty

Weathered Beauty

I'm blessed with the ability to see stories and potential in everything. I see beauty within each and every person I meet. Sometimes beauty isn't seen with my eyes, it's heard with my ears. I value life stories told because I develop an appreciation for lessons learned and who the person has become. While working, I see potential where others see none, whether it's a unique marketing campaign or a house that needs some work to be returned to it's former - or future - glory. I thought the Continue reading