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Talking To Young Children about Sandy Hook Tragedy
Even if you are fortunate enough not to be personally affected by the Sandy Hook Elementary School slayings, you've almost...
Deadly Escalators and Killer Scarves
Scarves can be our best friends. They keep our necks warm during a polar vortex, they allow women to display their...
A Scandal in the Funeral Industry No One Talks About
Source: Flickr/Gerald Pereira When I tell people that I worked in the funeral industry, I’m always asked if it’s...
Rich Guy Buries Million Dollar Bentley To Prove Point
One of the richest and most powerful men in Brazil, Thane Chiquinho Scarpa, made waves when he announced plans to bury his...
Military Families w/o Benefits, Gov't Can't Get It Together
What’s the difference between saying you love the troops and actually loving them? How about making sure their families...
Dying Father Has 10-Year-Old Daughter Dress Like Bride
Johnny Wells is not going to live to see his daughter grow up and get married. To replace this loss, he and his family held...
Parting Shots: Are Mean Obituaries and Eulogies Fair?
In a courtroom, one is compelled by law to tell “the truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth.” Does this same moral...
How High-Tech Should Funeral Homes Be?
Photo Source: Santa Ana History One of the main complaints about the funeral industry and funeral homes is they...
Rihanna's $150,000 Funeral Lawsuit
This morning, TMZ.com released a story about two things that rarely get mentioned in the same sentence: Rihanna and...
Scott Simon Shares His Mother's Last Days
Scott Simon, host of NPR's Weekend Edition Saturday, has been sitting with his mother in a hospital Intensive Care Unit...
The Royal Baby Needs a Royal Will
It's official: Her Royal Highness the Duchess of Cambridge (aka Kate Middleton) has given birth to her internationally...
Supreme Court Rules Defense of Marriage Act Unconstitutional
Today, the US Supreme Court ruled that the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), signed into law by President Clinton in 1996, is...
On Boston and Heroism
I graduated from business school four months after my mother died. Shortly before graduation weekend, an out-of-town friend...
Asset Distribution, Pie Charts and More Pie Charts
One of the reasons that Huguette Clark's family is contesting the validity of her will is because of the stark differences...
Wills Week: Contesting a Will
Today we're focusing on one of the foundational elements of the Huguette Clark story: contesting a will. The contentious...
A Reclusive Heiress, $300 Million, and a Contested Will
The story we're talking about today is fascinating, entertaining, and very complicated. So complicated, in fact, that we're...
Tributes for Newtown
CNN is aggregating a nice collection of tributes from around the world honoring the victims of the Sandy Hook school...
Everplans Featured on ABC's KSTP News in Minneapolis
Everplans' Co-Founder Abby Schneiderman was featured prominently in a recent report called "Aging: A Family Affair," which...
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