I’m sitting in the same classroom for the 4th hour in a row. On one side of me, there are two caskets (empty, I promise), on the other, there are twenty classmates, all of various ages and backgrounds. The instructors ramble a bit, confusing words like ‘generic’ with ‘genetic,’ ‘presents’ with ‘presence,’ and ‘elections’ with … Continue reading Prepositions
[If you’re a regular, you may have noticed that the background changed a bit. Don’t be alarmed, it was just time for an update. If you’re new here, welcome! Hope you’re not intimidated by a little dialogue about death… no, really.] I get it. I like living in the mountains. I use cloth bags for my … Continue reading Do you see what I see?
You know the feeling you get when something is first brought to your attention and then suddenly it’s EVERYWHERE? Yeah, that’s how death is for me. Don’t get me wrong–it isn’t a creepy kind of ghoulishness or an overwhelming sadness type of thing–it is just there. I’m working at a small town funeral home and I’m … Continue reading A fly on a cupcake