Crypt Maintenance

Recently, by way of my dear friend Dr. Lindsey Fitzharris, PhD, Esq. III, MBA, MSM, MSW ARNP, Total Badass, I was introduced to a very nice lady working on a story about a mausoleum in the far reaches of our United States that had developed a little problem of leaking...

Abandonment Issues

We (I) have talked myself silly about how you and your family need to communicate more about end of life arrangements, post mortem clean up, physicians orders, and all the other taboo topics that no one wants to cover as they age. As with all death topics, the one I’m...

A Doctor and Their Death Certificate

Being married to a doctor gives a person a little sliver of insight into a world that most of us otherwise wouldn’t have. I say “sliver,” because my wife is pretty strict about not bringing home work talk, unlike her husband that jabbers on endlessly about all...

Dance to Death

One of the neat things about being an entrepreneur is that people frequently come to me with ideas that they want to share.  It could be that they want a sounding board, or it could be that they like to hear themselves talk. Unfortunately the vast majority of these...

9 Things About Cremation

Cremation is an incredibly common means of disposition after death. The trend across North America is definitely favoring fire to earth, and yet, the process remains a mystery to most people. You just set fire to the body, right?!  Well…yeah, but with all things...

Greening the Funeral Home ~ Part Two

If you read “How We’re Green Part 1” and you were left wanting more information on how Elemental acts to make the funeral industry more environmentally-friendly, you’ve come to the right place! This is where we’re going into detail on green funeral.  If...